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Sigilbreaker26 Serial Procrastinator
Serial Procrastinator
Sep 11th 2018 at 2:57:46 PM

Well, most adaptions of the Matter of Britain downplay the directly holy stuff anyway so religion wouldn't come up as much as in the older stuff anyway.

"And when the last law was down and the Devil turned round on you, where would you hide, the laws all being flat?"
AlleyOop Relationship Status: GAR for Archer
Sep 11th 2018 at 3:02:57 PM

The religion and unusual skin patterning are the only really troublesome aspects of the character I'd say. Just portray him as a nuanced and heroic character and it's fine.

erazor0707 The Unknown Unknown Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
The Unknown Unknown
Sep 11th 2018 at 3:23:15 PM

[up] Second this.

Most of the time, if you avoid Unfortunate Implications and make the character nuanced, you're doing well when it comes to underrepresented characters.

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vicarious vicarious from NC, USA
vicarious
Sep 11th 2018 at 3:56:01 PM

Conversion is a tricky thing to handle

Itís probable that the Matter of Britain had it to promote Christianity and demote Islam so Iím not really gonna defend that

Individually, itís a very personal matter and fiction doesnít have that privilege or understanding that we canít really judge someone for choosing a different faith. So honestly it depends on how respectful or more accurately palatable you can pull it off to offend as least amount of people possible.

Sep 11th 2018 at 4:02:34 PM

Speaking of King Arthur, Overly Sarcastic Productions did a video exploring the King Arthur stories and how they changed over the years, sometimes due to Christianization:

It has some interesting points, such as how things like the Holy Grail didn't really start out as "holy," the affair between Lancelot and Guinevere going from "Courtly Love" to "Sinful Adultery," Merlin going from being a druid to having demonic origins Morgan going from a benevolent fairy into Arthur's evil half-sister, etc.

The most important takeaway, of course, is that Lancelot is proof that your "super-original-character-do-not-steal" can one day be an integral part of a work you're a fan of.

Edited by dragonfire5000 on Sep 11th 2018 at 4:17:02 AM

vicarious vicarious from NC, USA
vicarious
Sep 11th 2018 at 4:11:41 PM

Plays Emiya theme

Zanthype from The Tardis Relationship Status: Dating the Doctor
Sep 11th 2018 at 5:46:24 PM

Really not cool with Sterling's tweets to Olivia Munn. It was okay up until a certain point.

Why is it that every damn time a sexual predator is outed, some people will go, "I didn't bother to look up what happened, but what about forgiveness??? What is and isn't forgivable??? People will disagree," or something to the affect of "It's a complicated issue, what's really right?" I see that way too damn much when sexual assault comes up, and I'm tired of it. No one should be letting child predators get a pass. He didn't run a red light, shoplift, or some other minor thing. He's a child molester.

What makes this worse is that Olivia Munn is a sexual assault survivor and that's the response she gets? The fact that he's the only one so far that's even tried to stick up for her in some way. Jesus. The man tried to rape a fourteen year old relative. It should not be this hard to come to Olivia's defense in getting him removed from a film.

In 900 years of time and space, I've never met anyone who wasn't important
Tuckerscreator Every film should end with a Deus T. rex Machina from High Charity, the Prophet's Holy City Relationship Status: Drift compatible
Every film should end with a Deus T. rex Machina
Sep 11th 2018 at 7:01:26 PM

Registered, too. Disavowing him entirely should be easy when thereís so much recorded evidence of his grossness, but the actors donít.

Jessica Gao, award winning writer on Rick and Morty will be writing a new comedy series for ABC.

The series is about Janet Zhao, a first generation Chinese-American woman who struggles to set healthy boundaries with her crazy, exhausting family. When her wealthy grandmother dies and names Janet the sole inheritor, she suddenly finds herself the unwilling new matriarch of the family sheís spent her life trying to keep at armís length.

"If your good mood was ruined because you got into an accident with a car..."
TheDeadMansLife Lover of masks.
Lover of masks.
Sep 11th 2018 at 9:30:18 PM

That is shockingly high. I imagine there had to be some outliers skewing the numbers.

Please.
Sep 11th 2018 at 9:54:06 PM

And Latina could mean any race, so I wouldn't be surprised if a good chunk of them are white as well. i.e Alexis Bledel on Handmaid's Tale, white Argentinian. Not saying white latinas don't deserve some rep, but it's not the most progressive win

KazuyaProta It's me...JK. LOL from Tokyo Relationship Status: Getting away with murder
It's me...JK. LOL
Sep 11th 2018 at 10:14:07 PM

[up] White Latinoamericans never get their heritage recognized in Foreign media. I feel good for them personally.

Albeit, Non-white latinos have it pretty shit too.

[up][up] What about males? I am positively hyped at that number grin

Why do I need to tell YOU!!!
TheDeadMansLife Lover of masks.
Lover of masks.
Sep 11th 2018 at 10:23:54 PM

The group only does checks for females. Honestly I am not even sure how they are identifying Latinas, they did 4000+ scenes, so I hesitate to assume they were checking IM Db. Especially dubious as they lack a mixed race category and I donít see how they define Asian.

Please.
CommanderAce Commander Thor from Planet Earth, United States Relationship Status: TV Tropes ruined my love life
Commander Thor
Sep 12th 2018 at 12:04:07 PM

Iím not surprised, given they waited two days before telling her they cut the guy out. Wouldnít be behind them to be acting difficult.

Power of Thor!
Protagonist506 from 'MURICA Relationship Status: Chocolate!
Sep 12th 2018 at 4:44:42 PM

They cast a sex offender for a movie called "The Predator"?

...The jokes write themselves, honestly.

"Any campaign world where an orc samurai can leap off a landcruiser to fight a herd of Bulbasaurs will always have my vote of confidence"
CommanderAce Commander Thor from Planet Earth, United States Relationship Status: TV Tropes ruined my love life
Commander Thor
Sep 12th 2018 at 4:47:00 PM

Believe me, people have taken advantage of the joke potential with things such as "They cut the predator out of The Predator" or "there's no predators in this movie."

Power of Thor!
Ultimatum ◕_ ◕ from dreams within dreams,worlds within worlds Relationship Status: Holding out for a hero
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Sep 12th 2018 at 4:50:38 PM

It's not even a funny joke,too easy,too predictable,too lame

I hope you fall over a gnome
CommanderAce Commander Thor from Planet Earth, United States Relationship Status: TV Tropes ruined my love life
Commander Thor
Sep 12th 2018 at 5:00:03 PM

And the worst part is the possibility people only remember this fiasco because of the lame jokes. It's the same thing that happened with Dan Schneider and it looks like it's repeating itself.

Power of Thor!
Sep 12th 2018 at 8:13:24 PM

What happened to Dan Schneider?

CommanderAce Commander Thor from Planet Earth, United States Relationship Status: TV Tropes ruined my love life
Commander Thor
Sep 12th 2018 at 9:13:57 PM

He was a producer of many live-action kids shows at Nickelodeon such as Drake and Josh and iCarly. While he parted with Nickelodeon on amicable terms earlier this year, it's long been rumored that he is a sexual predator towards minors on his shows, which was helped by Angry Beavers writer Michael Wright mentioning a pedophile worked there when the CEO stepped down this year. Where it ties into the jokes factor is that if child sex abuse in the entertainment industry or Dan are brought up, you won't have to go far to find people making horrible rhyme jokes that go "Dan (Insert pornographic phrase rhyming with his last name) Schneider."

Power of Thor!
Sep 12th 2018 at 10:24:01 PM

Now that you mention it, the getting crap past the radar section of Victorious and iCarly are pretty big and a lot of them have to do with sexualizing teen characters.

Sep 13th 2018 at 12:14:57 AM

That makes me wonder if anyone at ABC ever watched an Ao S episode...

Sep 13th 2018 at 8:55:45 AM

[up][up] Well consider my curiosity piqued.


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