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The Ladies Representing at Nintendo

Nintendo director Aya Kyogoku. Photo: Josh Valcarcel/WIRED

Nintendo director Aya Kyogoku. Photo: Josh Valcarcel/WIRED

“When I first started [at Nintendo], it wasn’t uncommon to be the only woman on the entire team,” said Kyogoku during the recent Game Developers Conference. READ FULL ARTICLE

Females play video games too. Why would you want to disregard this whole other demographic? But glad that changes are being made.

[via Wired]

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A Woman’s Place Is Running the Kitchen [via Digg]

Barbara Lynch, left, and Kristen Kish in the kitchen of Menton in Boston. Credit Gillian Laub for The New York Times

Barbara Lynch, left, and Kristen Kish in the kitchen of Menton in Boston. Credit Gillian Laub for The New York Times

Lynch has taken a personal stance by providing mentorship to rising women. But what is needed, Lynch says, is a broader cultural shift. “It’s important for women to get on television,” she said at an industry panel this month. “Because that is the largest audience we have.” It is a means to a necessary end, and she’s all for it — just so long as she doesn’t have to do it herself. READ MORE

Grit, determination and fire.

[via NY Times by way of Digg]

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Stephen Colbert on #CancelColbert

Who’s Attacking Me Now? – #CancelColbert

Stephen’s #CancelColbert Mea Culpa

Loved how BD Wong made an appearance in an earlier clip.

My thoughts on this whole Twitter hashtag campaign? I can see both sides, but to actually call for the cancellation of the show took it a bit too far. Both were trying to shed light on race and how F*d up it is. But to start a campaign to silence someone else’s voice?

The irony to all of this is that Colbert was highlighting how insane that in 2014 we still have a football team with the name/logo Redskins.

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Girl Crush on Mindy Kaling

I <3 Mindy Kaling. What a trailblazer too — first Indian American WOMAN to star in her own sitcom AND she’s freaking hilarious.

I know that she’s received some flack for only featuring romantic interests of predominantly white men on her show. To that I say, if you have a problem with that then write and create your own show or some other piece of work. I do.

Mindy Kaling on Jimmy Kimmel Live PART 1
Mindy Kaling on Jimmy Kimmel Live PART 2
Mindy Kaling on Jimmy Kimmel Live PART 3
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Ms. Marvel Issue No. 2 (2014)

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The latest comic that I’m super into is Ms. Marvel.

Published: March 19, 2014
Rating: Rated T+
Writer: G. Willow Wilson
Cover Artist: Jamie Mckelvie

As seen in the New York Times, CNN and other media outlets the world-over, the all-new Ms. Marvel has made her thunderous debut! Kamala Khan’s very ordinary life has suddenly become extraordinary. Is she ready to wield these strange and immense new gifts? Or will the weight of the legacy before her be too much to handle? Critically acclaimed writer G. Willow Wilson (Air, Cairo) and fan-beloved artist Adrian Alphona (Runaways, Uncanny X-Force) bring you the groundbreaking Marvel series that has set the world abuzz. Don’t miss history in the making. SEE MORE

As an immigrant kid I can totally relate to what Kamala is going through — overprotective parents and the desire to just be like everyone else.