‘Insatiable’ allows its fat-shaming to go far beyond trailer

Image: Tina Rowden/Netflix Turns out Insatiable wasn’t better than advertised. If you’re not caught up on the controversy, in July, Netflix dropped a trailer for the new campy, teen series—and some viewers (understandably) lost it. Labeling the preview an unequivocal display of fat-shaming, many called for its cancellation prior to…

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Ellen Pao memoir adaptation among 7 new Shonda Rhimes projects for Netflix

When Shonda Rhimes left ABC last August for Netflix, both she and the studio kept a tight lid on their plans. We could only imagine where the twists and turns that her future stories would take us. Well, now we know. This week, Rhimes’s production company Shondaland and Netflix announced seven…

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David Spade gets emotional remembering late sister-in-law Kate

This isn’t the first time that Spade has publicly commented on the death of his sister-in-law with a post on Instagram showing the two of them together. “Fuzzy picture but i love it. Kate and I during Christmas family photos. We had so much fun that day. She was so…

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UFO Hunting Organization Rocked By Racism Scandal

An organization that claims to scientifically investigate evidence of alien species visiting Earth, but is widely derided as crackpot, has been rocked by allegations of racism, leading to resignations of leading members. Amusing as this is to skeptics, there are some disturbing reflections of wider society. The belief that lights…

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