Best of the 2010s: Everything Else

NerdyPoC’s Best of the 2010s series comes to a close! Thank you for joining us on this walk down the decade's memory lane. This is our fourth and final installment of our Best of the 2010s series: everything else, a compilation of books, anime, comics, music, and pop culture. If you missed the rest of…

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Review: Children of Blood and Bone

Tomi Adeyemi is changing the game when it comes to YA/Fiction & Fantasy. It’s not just the way that she writes, it’s the characters she’s created, and the fact that all of the characters are of color - or more specifically, Black. Adeyemi has created this intricate fictional world that makes you feel as if…

Aaron Ehasz Accused Of Workplace Abuse

Earlier this week, news broke that Aaron Ehasz, co-creator of Netflix's The Dragon Prince, has a history of being an abusive boss. Several former subordinates of Ehasz have taken to Twitter, telling their experiences.    Diandra Lasrado (@Mesaanasedai on twitter) brought up a time when he had been brought in to Riot games where she…

Twilight IS That Bad. But So What?

It's a popular trend on social media to dig up cult classics and reinvestigate them through a more modern lens. Jennifer's Body, while widely considered a commercial flop upon its 2009 release, is now being hailed across Twitter as a feminist beacon ahead of its time. Legally Blonde (2001) is no longer just a cheesy…

Daughters Of Nri: An Enlightening Intro To Igbo Culture

‪This might get my Bookworm Card revoked, but I'm an avid eBook reader, and I struggle with finishing physical books the way I did when I was younger.‬ ‪But when Onwe Press sent us a review copy of Daughters of Nri, for the first time in a while, I binged a physical book. I started…

Review: ‘Spin The Dawn’ by Elizabeth Lim

‪“Project Runway meets Mulan.”‬ ‪That is not only an attractive pitch for the young adult fantasy novel Spin The Dawn; it is also an accurate comparison. Still, it just scratches the surface of the novel, which abounds with magic, palace intrigue, adventure and romance.‬ ‪Written by Elizabeth Lim, Spin The Dawn is the first book…

October’s Book Recommendations

‪The Tyrants Tomb by Rick Riordan ‬ Do you enjoy books that break your heart right off the bat? Do you enjoy chaotic bisexual energy? Then this is the book for you! Our favourite Olympian turned human, Apollo and his master Meg are back to honour their fallen friend and to fight to keep his…

Book Recommendations: September

There's a chill in the air (or the smell of spring if you're in the southern hemisphere) and that means it's time for our book recommendations for the month! Why I'm No Longer Talking To White People About Race By: Reni Eddo-Lodge There is no need to tell you why you need to read this…

Star Wars is Gay! 7 Canonically Queer and Non-Binary Characters You Might Not Know About

It’s not really a secret that on-screen representation in the live-action Star Wars films is lacklustre, to say the least. To start, I’d like to point out that the five main female protagonists of the trilogies and anthology films have all been cis, white brunettes. And while some progress has been made regarding male representation,…