This just really annoyed me this morning. And it was at the top of a story about Catherine Hardwicke.
Couldn't it say say for your inner fan? Why does it have to be for fanboys only?
March 11, 2011 10:06 AMReply
People who doubt language influences thought (and sexist stereotypes) should just take a look at research. It's not recent either; we've known this since the 60s and earlier. It's really a bummer when heroes and comics, etc. are assigned only to men. I love them, and my husband doesn't. I go to those movies; he doesn't -- so is HE the fan? Hm...
March 11, 2011 3:39 AMReply
"Fanboy," "man," "mankind," "he," "him," etc... is always the default pronoun for anonymous people when mentioned in articles or research papers or essays or whatever. I hate it , it's absolutely infurating.
I just came here and saw the picture. That's all.
And a word just came out of my mind.
Aww. I think I'm a sucker for Quvenzhane Wallis!
This reminds me of an exchange the TV writer Jane Espenson and I had a couple of years ago about the
Wow you can not be serious! This comment sounds like it comes right out of the movie
I would hardly say the movie came out well before the superhero movie craze really hit. There was