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Salman Rushdie Just Trying To Organize His Goodreads

It was reported by many news outlets such as The Independent and Telegraph that Rushdie gave bad reviews to some beloved classics. On Goodreads.com he gave Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis  one star and To Kill A Mocking Bird by Harper Lee just three. There were a slew of other well-known novels that he gave equally bad ratings. When […]

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“Positive” Stereotyping: Jeopardizing Multiculturalism in the Same Way as Traditional Stereotyping

It is a well known fact that stereotypes do not accurately represent a group of people. But are people on the same page when it comes to so called “positive” stereotypes? An example of this could be a statement like “All Asians are smart” or “all Hispanic women are well-endowed.” Is it just as harmful to be […]

Little Women Remake Confirmed

Please can this be a tasteful adaptation? We have been bogged down by adaptations of books into movies and revamping classic films. It begs the question, does anyone write original scripts anymore? Maybe its safer to say that lots of creative screenplay writers are even further from achieving their dreams because the film industry doesn’t […]

Weekly Flash Fiction: Lab Partners

I felt like a caged animal sitting there in the glowing blue light – a fluorescent hue radiating from the only lamp in the room. I imagined lizards emerging from beneath the shaggy area rug or snakes advancing greedily towards my throat – their cold thick bodies slapping across the wood floors. His face looked sallow and […]

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