On Our Radar: Hurricane Sandy, Nina Simone, and "For Her" Hondas
It's been a busy week around the internet! And in case you missed it, we even posted a special Halloween edition of On Our Radar. Here are some other links you'll want to check out:
- Hurricane Sandy has done some seriously devestating damage all along the East Coast. Disability-rights activist Alejandra Ospina talks about how the hurricane affects vulnerable populations most. [NPR]
- Andrew Ti (of Yo, Is This Racist?) tackles the racial transformations of the characters in Cloud Atlas, one by one. Boy, do things get ugly (and weird)! [Grantland]
- Calling all contributors! Beyond Baby Mamas is looking for writers who were raised by, or are, single parents/caretakers of color. [Beyond Baby Mamas]
- Remember when we talked about the never-ending outpour of pink goods a few weeks ago? Honda is the latest culprit to debut a "for her" product to their line of automobiles, available only in Japan. Ya know, just in time to match your BIC Pens. [Ms Magazine]
- Indian Country shares reviews of Ubi Soft's latest video game installation, Assassin's Creed III, which features a Mohawk-British protagonist named Connor Kenway. Hooray for moving forward! [Indian Country]
- Aaron Overfield, the web content manager at NinaSimone.com, has a must-read letter about the problems with the upcoming Nina Simone biopic. [NinaSimone.com]
Emily Manual reviews the ebook, Discordia — a graphic book on Greece co-authored by Laurie Penny and Molly Crabapple. [Global Comment]
- And lastly, Joss Whedon talks Mitt Romney and the inevitable zombie apocalypse to come. Woo! [Youtube]
What have you been reading? Let us know if we missed anything in the comments section!
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