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Lin-Manuel Miranda Reacts to “Valid” Criticism of Hamilton After Disney+ Release

Lin-Manuel Miranda wants Hamilton fans to know he hears their concerns.The hit Broadway musical premiered on Disney+ this week and has largely renewed applause for the actor’s writing, but with the praise comes some criticism.  A chief concern among the critics is that Miranda made Alexander Hamilton and other Founding Fathers out to be all-around honorable figures, while glossing over the […]

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Barry Jenkins, Ava DuVernay, and Many More Join to Form Black Artists for Freedom Collective

To commemorate Juneteenth, the anniversary of the official end of slavery in the United States in 1865, more than 1,000 Black artists across multiple disciplines have joined forces to form the Black Artists for Freedom collective.This group of authors, actors, musicians, filmmakers, painters, poets, and more range from Academy Award, Grammy, Tony and Pulitzer Prize […]

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Why Real Housewives Is Good for Feminism, According to Roxane Gay

Bravo’s The Real Housewives franchise is many things.It’s entertainment, it’s escapism, it’s a sociological experiment—and it’s not bad for feminism, according to Roxane Gay.When asked to counter Gloria Steinem’s argument about Real Housewives not being great for women, Gay who was on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen alongside Real Housewives of Atlanta star […]

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