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You Won't Believe How This Atlanta Queen Jokes About Gun Violence and AIDS

Matthew Terrell | Posted 11.06.2015 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

What I enjoy about this queen is her ability to use drag to deal with tough issues, challenge her audience and provoke conversation.

Why Pocahottie Should Be Pocanottie This Halloween

Kelsie Brynn Jones | Posted 10.28.2015 | Style
Kelsie Brynn Jones

There is a difference between being inspired by an indigenous culture and appropriating it, especially while that culture is very much alive; which brings me to the endless stream of Pocahotties and headdresses seen at almost every Halloween party or street parade.

Netflix Changes 'Sexist' 'Pocahontas' Summary After Online Protest

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 09.18.2015 | Entertainment

Netflix's description of Disney's 1995 "Pocahontas" was only one line, but it immediately rubbed Adrienne Keene, author of the Native issues blog Nat...

There's Something Fishy About Asher Blinkoff's Voice Work in Hotel Transylvania 2

Jim Hill | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

And why did Tartakovsky opt to cast Asher as the voice of Dennis, Dracula's half-human, half-vampire grandson? Basically because Blinkoff -- unlike so many child actors working in Hollywood today -- still actually sounded like an authentic six-and-a-half, almost seven-year-old boy.

History on the Line

Theresa Pierno | Posted 07.21.2015 | Green
Theresa Pierno

Regardless of Dominion's eagerness to destroy Jamestown and the historical, educational, cultural, recreational, and economic significance attached to this important place, the Army Corps should require an EIS before making an ultimate decision regarding Dominion's ill-conceived proposal. Think about what's at stake.

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Pocahontas' Descendants Get Official Recognition 2 Decades After The Disney Movie | Julian Brave NoiseCat | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics

From Christopher Columbus' first bootprints in the New World -- where he declared that the people he met were "Indians" because he thought he was some...

Beneath the Debate of the Washington 'Redskins' Name is an Underlying Truth: The Vast Majority of Americans Have a Limited -- and Often Mistaken -- Understanding of Native American History

National Museum of the American Indian | Posted 05.05.2015 | Politics
National Museum of the American Indian

The controversy surrounding the Washington football team name is in some ways a bellwether. Americans do not know enough about our shared history even to be properly offended at the lack of an inclusive narrative that illuminates the history of this continent in all of its complexity.

Pocahontas' First Marriage: The Powhatan Side of the Story

National Museum of the American Indian | Posted 10.09.2014 | Arts
National Museum of the American Indian

As Virginia institutions celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Pocahontas-Rolfe marriage this year, a crucial event in the Commonwealth's venerable self-image, we should recognize that existing Native traditions put it in a very different perspective.

Why 'Frozen' Now Ranks Alongside 'The Lion King' And 'Aladdin'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.19.2013 | Entertainment

First, "Frozen" became a massive box-office success; now, it ranks among the most popular animated-movie soundtracks of all time. It's only the 10th s...

Disney's D23 Expo: Richard M. Sherman & Alan Menken - Together Again... For the First Time!

Chuck Mirarchi | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel
Chuck Mirarchi

Disney's D23 Expo, which is taking place August 9-11 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California, offers visitors an immersive weekend into every aspect of The Walt Disney Company.

Film Review: Rio 2096 Glides Across Six Centuries of Brazil

Zach Udko | Posted 08.18.2013 | Entertainment
Zach Udko

As summer heats up, our thirst for films about futuristic freedom fighters shows no sign of abating.

'Pocahontas' The Stripper Allegedly Lured Man To His Death

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.16.2012 | Crime

This Pocahontas is no princess. Cops are searching for Luerissie Ashley Ross, a 20-year-old stripper known as "Pocahontas," after she allegedly lur...

VOTE: Does 'Pocahontas' Opera Snub Native Americans?

Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts

A Duluth, Minnesota production of "Pocahontas: A Woman of Two Worlds," an opera, is facing criticism this week for failing to cast a single Native Ame...

WATCH: Cee-Lo Green Meets Pocahontas

Posted 10.02.2011 | Comedy

Cee Lo Green's "F**k You" might have gotten its start on the Internet, but the tale of the jealous dude-in-the-wings has been around for ages. Take...

Annals of the Overrated: Lady Gaga and The Tree of Life

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.27.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Last week I saw Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life. Then I saw Lady Gaga on SNL. And I had the same reaction to both: Why are there so many people out there willing to declare this stuff great art?

Interview with Ghostland Observatory: Laser Beams, Dance Parties, Alter Egos and Codename: Rondo

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

Ghostland Observatory, the two-man band from Austin, TX is known for their fantastic live shows and when they came rolling through their hometown last...

'Avatar''s Debt To 'The Wizard Of Oz'

The New York Review of Books | Daniel Mendelsohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Wizard Daniel Mendelsohn The New York Review of Books "Avatar" a film directed by James Cameron 1. Two hugely popular "mashups"--hom...

'Avatar' And 'Pocahontas' Get Much Deserved Mashup Trailer (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

A couple of months ago we told you about how "Avatar" was a beat for beat rip off of "Pocahantas" ("Pocahantas in Space," if you will). And since then...

'Avatar' = 'Pocahontas' In Space (PICTURE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

James Cameron worked on "Avatar" for over a decade. That makes sense. It takes a long time to create the technology needed and to completely RIP OFF D...

Thank God It's Thursday: Book Expo '09 & The 27s plus The Singular Thomas Dolby

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This year's BookExpo in New York City had its usual small arena of publishers at gussied-up kiosks hawking the latest and greatest by writers known and unknown.

Greening Hollywood: Enchanted Green Hallow's Eve

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Ecostation... has created an environmentally aware Haunted Fun House for kids and parents that offers an afternoon of trick-or-treating and learning about Earth's animal-kingdom inhabitants.