The Not-So Phantom Menace: Hidden Misogyny in Nerd Culture

By Elizabeth Salmon. Edited by Jessica Sutton. Content warning: This article discusses media representations of rape and harassment that may distress some readers. Nerds have felt ostracized from regular society for as long as there has been a term to describe them. And since there has been a term, there have been stereotypes to go … Continue reading The Not-So Phantom Menace: Hidden Misogyny in Nerd Culture

The Award For Best (Male) Director Goes To…

By Jessica Sutton and Patrick McTague. The Academy Award nominees have been announced for 2020, marking the absolute height of Hollywood’s accolades. This year, influential women across the industry were ‘rewarded’ for their sterling work with: Zero nominations for best director; Half a nomination for best original screenplay (Krysty Wilson-Cairns, 1917, along with Sam Mendes); … Continue reading The Award For Best (Male) Director Goes To…