Tagged: Emma Watson

One of these days

Writing outside one’s own identity is called fiction writing.

This should go without saying.

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Naive and/or intersectionalist realism faces a conundrum when it comes to the Little Women film.

Saoirse Ronan is Irish.

Emma Watson is British.

Florence Pugh is British.

Eliza Scanlen is a Roo.

Compulsory intersectionality and naive realism suggest they are unfit to portray “American” little women. Some type of cultural appropriation is going on here. It must outrageous.

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Art does not bear the burden of truth, it bears the necessity of being art. Art is only untrue when it ceases to be art.

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Jacobin magazine says Jesus was a revolutionary. That would make the Catholic Church the Communist Party of antiquity.

Paul would be Lenin. Constantine would be Stalin.

American Evangelicism is convenience store Christianity. It is clearly the most hypocritical sect among the world religions today.

The glamorous life

The only time Kanye West was right about fashion was when he donned the leather kilt.

The existence of Babymetal demonstrates there might yet be hope for Japan. An old Situationist like Malcolm McClaren would have enjoyed Babymetal. And tried to make money from it.

Mark Zuckerberg was upset (at 21:38) by the film The Social Network. Even billionaires get hurt.

Taylor Swift is a leading light of post-third wave feminism (joined by Lena Dunham, Keira Knightley, Emma Watson, and Beyoncé).

Moving pictures

Wars happen every day; the Academy Awards, only once a year.

The big fashion winners were: Emma Watson, Cate Blanchett, Angelina Jolie, and Charlize Theron.

Emma Watson is the new Helen Mirren.

Lupita Nyong’o is this year’s Rooney Mara.

People think Mel Gibson is Australian. And that Foster’s is beer.