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Book Black Nerd Problems

Download or read book Black Nerd Problems written by William Evans and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2022-05-24 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The creators of the popular website Black Nerd Problems bring their witty and unflinching insight to this engaging collection of pop culture essays—on everything from Mario Kart to issues of representation—that “will fill you with joy and give you hope for the future of geek culture” (Ernest Cline, #1 New York Times bestselling author). When William Evans and Omar Holmon founded Black Nerd Problems, they had no idea whether anyone beyond their small circle of friends would be interested in their little corner of the internet. But soon after launching, they were surprised to find out that there was a wide community of people who hungered for fresh perspectives on all things nerdy. In the years since, Evans and Holmon have built a large, dedicated fanbase eager for their brand of cultural critiques, whether in the form of a laugh-out-loud, raucous Game of Thrones episode recap or an eloquent essay on dealing with grief through stand-up comedy. Now, they are ready to take the next step with this vibrant and hilarious essay collection, which covers everything from X-Men to Breonna Taylor with “alternately hilarious, thought-provoking, and passionate” (School Library Journal) insight and intelligence. A much needed and fresh pop culture critique from the perspective of people of color, “this hugely entertaining, eminently thoughtful collection is a master class in how powerful—and fun—cultural criticism can be” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

Book Black Nerd Problems

    Book Details:
  • Author : William Evans
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2016-01-30
  • ISBN : 9780996113526
  • Pages : pages

Download or read book Black Nerd Problems written by William Evans and published by . This book was released on 2016-01-30 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A collection of essays and articles from the Black Nerd Problems website.

Book Gender and the Superhero Narrative

Download or read book Gender and the Superhero Narrative written by Michael Goodrum and published by Univ. Press of Mississippi. This book was released on 2018-10-15 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Contributions by Dorian Alexander, Janine Coleman, Gabriel Gianola, Mel Gibson, Michael Goodrum, Tim Hanley, Vanessa Hemovich, Christina Knopf, Christopher McGunnigle, Samira Nadkarni, Ryan North, Lisa Perdigao, Tara Prescott, Philip Smith, and Maite Ucaregui The explosive popularity of San Diego's Comic-Con, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Rogue One, and Netflix's Jessica Jones and Luke Cage all signal the tidal change in superhero narratives and mainstreaming of what were once considered niche interests. Yet just as these areas have become more openly inclusive to an audience beyond heterosexual white men, there has also been an intense backlash, most famously in 2015's Gamergate controversy, when the tension between feminist bloggers, misogynistic gamers, and internet journalists came to a head. The place for gender in superhero narratives now represents a sort of battleground, with important changes in the industry at stake. These seismic shifts--both in the creation of superhero media and in their critical and reader reception--need reassessment not only of the role of women in comics, but also of how American society conceives of masculinity. Gender and the Superhero Narrative launches ten essays that explore the point where social justice meets the Justice League. Ranging from comics such as Ms. Marvel, Batwoman: Elegy, and Bitch Planet to video games, Netflix, and cosplay, this volume builds a platform for important voices in comics research, engaging with controversy and community to provide deeper insight and thus inspire change.

Book Uncanny Magazine Issue Two

Download or read book Uncanny Magazine Issue Two written by Hao Jingfang and published by Uncanny Magazine. This book was released on 2015-01-05 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The January/February 2015 issue of Uncanny Magazine. Featuring new fiction by Hao Jingfang (translated by Ken Liu), Sam J. Miller, Amal El-Mohtar, Richard Bowes, and Sunny Moraine, classic fiction by Ann Leckie, essays by Jim C. Hines, Erika McGillivray, Michi Trota, and Keidra Chaney, poetry by Isabel Yap, Mari Ness, and Rose Lemberg, interviews with Hao Jingfang (translated by Ken Liu) and Ann Leckie, by Deborah Stanish, a cover by Julie Dillon, and an editoral by Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas.

Book Black Enough  Stories of Being Young   Black in America

Download or read book Black Enough Stories of Being Young Black in America written by Ibi Zoboi and published by HarperCollins UK. This book was released on 2019-01-08 with total page 313 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Edited by National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi, Black Enough is an essential collection of captivating stories about what it’s like to be young and black. “A powerful collection that opens the reader’s eyes to the breadth and diversity of contemporary experience in America” June Sarpong, author of DIVERSIFY

Book Nerd

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  • Author : Maya Phillips
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2023-07-04
  • ISBN : 1982165782
  • Pages : 288 pages

Download or read book Nerd written by Maya Phillips and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2023-07-04 with total page 288 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In the vein of You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) and Black Nerd Problems, this witty, incisive essay collection from New York Times critic at large Maya Phillips explores race, religion, sexuality, and more through the lens of her favorite pop culture fandoms. From the moment Maya Phillips saw the opening scroll of Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, her life changed forever. Her formative years were spent loving not just the Star Wars saga, but superhero cartoons, anime, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Harry Potter, Tolkien, and Doctor Who—to name just a few. As a critic at large at The New York Times, Phillips has written extensively on theater, poetry, and the latest blockbusters—with her love of some of the most popular and nerdy fandoms informing her career. Now, she analyzes the mark these beloved intellectual properties leave on young and adult minds, and what they teach us about race, gender expression, religion, and more. Spanning from the nineties through to today, Nerd is a collection of cultural criticism essays through the lens of fandom for everyone from the casual Marvel movie watcher to the hardcore Star Wars expanded universe connoisseur. “In the same way that the fandoms Phillips addresses often provide community and a sense of connection, the experience of reading Nerd feels like making a new friend” (Karen Han, cultural critic and screenwriter).

Book Hardware  Season One

Download or read book Hardware Season One written by Hudlin Entertainment, Inc. and published by DC Comics. This book was released on 2022-10-04 with total page 196 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Curtis Metcalf was the shining star of Alva Industries…until the “Big Bang” disaster threatened to destroy the company, and Edwin Alva needed a scapegoat. Now Curtis is on the run, with a nearly indestructible suit of armor and inventions he never handed over to Alva-and he’s determined to do much more than clear his name. He’s going to take the fight straight back to Alva himself! Collects Milestone Returns: Infinite Edition #0 and Hardware: Season One #1-6.

Book Dungeons  n  Durags

Download or read book Dungeons n Durags written by Ron Dawson and published by Mango. This book was released on 2022-05-10 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Trump-Inspired Funny Stories from a Black Nerd's Mind Ron's journey to self-discovery includes Samuel L. Jackson, Pulp Fiction, and uncomfortable conversations. Dungeons 'n' Durags will force you to reconcile your own self-identity in the United States. Coming of age story of black identity. Ron is a black nerd who has lived his entire adult life in a white world. It wasn't until the 2016 presidential election that Ron learned how important it was to stand in his blackness. Ron became the proverbial "angry black man," calling white people out on their privilege. All roads lead to self discovery. Through this book black men learn why it's important to take time to learn about black identity, systemic racism, and the true self. Gain confidence and understanding through these funny stories that will reshape your current views. Inside, you'll find: The perfect social commentary for black nerds to dive into their black identity. Uncomfortable conversations including durags, black politics, and Trump. Political satire wrapped in funny stories of a man's journey to stopping systemic racism around him. If you liked The Cruelty Is the Point, Mediocre, or Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, you'll love Dungeons 'n' Durags.

Book Cyberlane Commuter

Download or read book Cyberlane Commuter written by Tom Reynolds and published by . This book was released on 1999-04 with total page 348 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book Social Text

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  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2002
  • ISBN :
  • Pages : 666 pages

Download or read book Social Text written by and published by . This book was released on 2002 with total page 666 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book Voices in Sports and Society

Download or read book Voices in Sports and Society written by Robert A. Mertzman and published by . This book was released on 2000 with total page 350 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book Legal Problems of the City

Download or read book Legal Problems of the City written by Clyde W. Summers and published by . This book was released on 1971 with total page 628 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book Urban Family

Download or read book Urban Family written by and published by . This book was released on 1992 with total page 470 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Book Song of the Turtle

Download or read book Song of the Turtle written by Paula Gunn Allen and published by One World/Ballantine. This book was released on 1996 with total page 376 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: * Sherman Alexie * Paula Gunn Allen * Esther Belin * Betty Louis Bell * Beth Brant * Joseph Bruchac * Michelle Clinton * Robert J. Conely * Dan L. Crank * Michael Dorris * Debra Earling * Louise Erdrich * Diane Glancy * Roxy Gordon * Joy Harjo * Linda Hogan * Dean Ing * Thomas King * Lee Maracle * N. Scott Momaday * Louis Owens * Opal Lee Popkes * Susan Power * D. Renville * Ralph Salisbury * Leslie Marmon Silko * Patricia Clark Smith * Martin Cruz Smith * Mary Randle TallMountain * Luci Tapahonso * Alice Walker * Karen Wallace * Anna Lee Walters * Emma Lee Warrior * James Welch In this stunning collection of American Indian literature, scholar and literary critic Paula Gunn Allen gathers together the best Native writing--indeed, some of the best American writing--from the last two decades. Song of the Turtle creates an eloquent cycle of story and self-exploration from the works of both major writers and emerging talents, and represents a unique survey of contemporary Native American work. In more than thirty luminous stories, American Indian writers explore the ways in which spirituality, ritual, and identity infuse and define the contemporary Native world. Patricia Clark Smith creates an Albuquerque housewife seduced by the music of the Hump Back Flute Player. Louise Erdrich immerses us in danger, conflict, and mystery during an evening of bingo. Michael Dorris tells a droll tale of courtship in a gynocentric Native society. Recent Native fiction is a powerful sign of the sense of renewal and hope emanating from urban neighborhoods, rural communities, and reservations. This sense arises from the collision of despair, rage, laughter, and celebration, the intense meeting ofthe ancient and the not-yet-come. From it Allen has created Song of the Turtle, the canon of the future and an immensely powerful contribution to American literature.

Book Tallchief s Bride  Mills   Boon Vintage Desire

Download or read book Tallchief s Bride Mills Boon Vintage Desire written by Cait London and published by HarperCollins UK. This book was released on 2012-10-24 with total page 248 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: MAN OF THE MONTH THE TALLCHIEFS MR. SEPTEMBER

Book Beginnings

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  • Author : Cader Publishing, Limited
  • Publisher : Iliad Press
  • Release : 1997
  • ISBN : 9781885206473
  • Pages : 462 pages

Download or read book Beginnings written by Cader Publishing, Limited and published by Iliad Press. This book was released on 1997 with total page 462 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: