The so-called Galbrush Paradox is just an excuse to exclude marginalized characters.
Submitted by Daniel, answered
This silly-sounding spectrum has a huge impact on how we respond to characters.
Why root for a heroic protagonist when you can root for a mediocre white dude instead?
To improve our work, we have to admit it can be improved.
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Submitted by Ze, answered
Is it better than the books? Yes, but better how, exactly?
Submitted by Thomas, answered
Frank Herbert is not a guy I would go to for political commentary.
Submitted by Dave L, answered
Problematic assumptions abound in our stories. Let's fix that.
Author Peter Watts has an engaging voice and a reckless disregard for accuracy.
No spec fic story is more iconic for optimism than Star Trek.
All hail the one true podcaster!
Castles, spaceships, and high tech cities are all great, but they can get a bit repetitive.
Like any moral panic, this one led to someplace dark.
While it is true that becoming disabled can be hard, these depictions are exaggerated.