Category Archives: Fiction

Shit Storm in Finland: Black Man Cast in a White Man’s Role

When I saw the tabloid headlines about the outrage caused by casting a black actor to play the role of Mannerheim, a national hero, I thought the tabloids were only trying to stir up a fuss and that they would … Continue reading

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The Women of Westeros

This is a defence of Game of Thrones against the claims that its treatment of women is blatantly sexist. I should warn you, I’m talking about George R.R. Martin’s novels as much as the TV series, so there will be … Continue reading

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Twilight – Reactionary Daydreams for Young Girls

One of the Twilight films was on TV around Easter. It reminded me of a snatch of conversation I heard when the latest Twilight film was in the cinemas. A bunch of teen girls passed us in the lobby of … Continue reading

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