Editor’s Note: Boob Tube

Recently, on that social media site and time-suck known as Twitter, film critic Miriam Bale asked her female followers: “What is one of your earliest feminist stirrings from watching movies (or TV)?” The query was notable not only because of the swift responses (everything from the problematic ending of Grease to the pop power of […]

Queer Dimensions and The Gender-Fluid Fantasy of Adventure Time

The cartoon world of showrunner Pendleton Ward’s Adventure Time has been lauded as one of the most feminist, genderqueer, and generally progressive in all of modern children’s television. Hugely popular and widely acclaimed, the show follows the adventures of a pre-teen boy (Finn the Human) and his adoptive brother (the shape-shifting Jake the Dog) through […]