Was Firing Gina Carano Cancel Culture?

Something recently happened that I’ve taken some time to think about. Disney fired Gina Carano over a post on social media. Generally, this firing has inspired backlash from conservatives that decry the action as “cancel culture” while being heralded by liberals for holding a public figure accountable for their actions. Let’s get this out of the way at the beginning: I’m pro firing Gina Carano. She frequently belittled the struggle of transgender people, posted false…

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Keep Politics in Star Wars

There’s a movement in many fandoms, a vocal, but I hope small, group of people are screaming to get politics out of their favorite stories. Some threaten boycotting the franchise. The most recent call has been from the Star Wars fandom with the release of Solo. Whether you like it or not, whether you agree or not, politics has always been part of Star Wars. From the moment that it was released in 1977, political…

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