I’ve considered why I like Izzy. So, what now?

    It’s a question as old as time, or at least as old as the season finale of Our Flag Means Death: Why like Izzy when there’s characters of color so much better? And what does this reflect in our racial biases?     White villains, white villains, white villains. Fandom is obsessed with white villains,Continue reading “I’ve considered why I like Izzy. So, what now?”

Ed, Trauma, and Coping

I wanted to examine the way Ed’s character is broken into several archetypes throughout the series and what these roles tell us about him. This will be talked about from a trauma-informed perspective, but I am not a psychologist so take anything I say with a grain of salt. Throughout the show, we see EdContinue reading “Ed, Trauma, and Coping”

OFMD Fandom is so Bad at Race

Overall, I find the way OFMD fandom interacts with race, especially in regards to Edward, to be extremely disappointing. I’m saying this from the perspective of someone who is Black, but also as an outsider to Māori culture. I wish people would put in a greater effort to do research before commenting on how they assumeContinue reading “OFMD Fandom is so Bad at Race”