While many authors deserve the credit for the recent renaissance of young adult and middle grade fiction, there’s one in particular who was a catalytic force in propelling literature for children into the larger sphere, driving millions of readers to bookstores, and sparking a massive, global movement of fans. Earlier books on quirky, sweet, delightful subjects gave way to progressively darker ones that still retained a characteristic whimsy and sense of humor, and this author’s fame only grew with each title. The author’s public appearances were greeted by thousands of screaming fans, and the books led to movie adaptations and to a whole new fandom.

You might thinking I’m talking about John Green, the current media darling, who’s been repeatedly credited with making YA mainstream, but, actually, I’m not. I’m talking about J.K. Rowling and the Harry Potter series, which weren’t just groundbreaking and didn’t just inspire a new revival in children’s literature. They shaped an entire generation.

Last night John Green received MTV’s Fandom “Visionary” award. Today, Daily Dot guest columnist S.E. Smith speaks out about the John Green Effect

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Season 10 of Supernatural will include a musical episode called "Fan Fiction."

It’s important to understand the difference between drag culture and trans reality. The former can be about performance, exaggeration, and entertainment; the latter is about people’s actual lives… Many of us are uneasy when our lives are mistaken for “performance,” and it’s disrespectful to trans people to conflate the two.

As for Rocky Horror, here’s another delightful piece of subversive drag culture… But remember that, while Frank N. Furter sings that he’s a “sweet transvestite from Transylvania,” he’s not an actual trans woman any more than Al Jolson in blackface is actually Thurgood Marshall.
Jennifer Finney Boylan, “Five Bad Questions to Ask a Transgender Person
Is the most famous porn movie of all time actually revenge porn?
Object, a UK feminist organization which calls itself a “human rights organisation specifically set up to challenge the sexual objectification of women,” is lobbying Amazon to remove Deep Throat and memorabilia featuring its star, Linda Lovelace (nee Boreman).
Because Lovelace later disavowed her association with the film, claiming her performance was non-consensual, Object is arguing that Deep Throat falls under the category of “revenge porn.”
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Is the most famous porn movie of all time actually revenge porn?

Object, a UK feminist organization which calls itself a “human rights organisation specifically set up to challenge the sexual objectification of women,” is lobbying Amazon to remove Deep Throat and memorabilia featuring its star, Linda Lovelace (nee Boreman).

Because Lovelace later disavowed her association with the film, claiming her performance was non-consensual, Object is arguing that Deep Throat falls under the category of “revenge porn.”

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'Hunger Games' magazine Capitol Couture is viral marketing you want to read
In the new update, both former Hunger Games tributes are shown as silent “living portraits,” modeling the all-white outfits we saw in the first teaser trailer for Mockingjay Part 1. They’re basically being used as dress-up dolls for Capitol fashion, and mouthpieces for President Snow’s anti-rebellion message of “One Panem.”
Of course, underneath this kind of storytelling, Capitol Couture is also a blatant attempt at product placement. Most of the costumes are from carefully chosen designers from the real world, with Peeta wearing menswear by Maison Martin Margiela, a label known for using unusual materials in their designs. 
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'Hunger Games' magazine Capitol Couture is viral marketing you want to read

In the new update, both former Hunger Games tributes are shown as silent “living portraits,” modeling the all-white outfits we saw in the first teaser trailer for Mockingjay Part 1. They’re basically being used as dress-up dolls for Capitol fashion, and mouthpieces for President Snow’s anti-rebellion message of “One Panem.”

Of course, underneath this kind of storytelling, Capitol Couture is also a blatant attempt at product placement. Most of the costumes are from carefully chosen designers from the real world, with Peeta wearing menswear by Maison Martin Margiela, a label known for using unusual materials in their designs.

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So you want to compare rape culture to racism?
“Woman is the n***** of the world.”
Once upon a time, a very famous white man sang those words. His Japanese wife, an avant-garde artist, had coined the phrase in an interview a few years prior.
Two intelligent people, two brilliant minds, both convinced others would better understand sexism and the patriarchy if they compared women to “n*****s.”
Learn from John and Yoko’s mistakes.
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So you want to compare rape culture to racism?

“Woman is the n***** of the world.”

Once upon a time, a very famous white man sang those words. His Japanese wife, an avant-garde artist, had coined the phrase in an interview a few years prior.

Two intelligent people, two brilliant minds, both convinced others would better understand sexism and the patriarchy if they compared women to “n*****s.”

Learn from John and Yoko’s mistakes.

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Nevertheless, there’s merit in considering the possibility that maybe the fanboys who have interpreted Fight Club’s themes literally and even taken them to heart, are missing the point.
Opinion piece from Chris Ostendorf - "What we talk about when we talk about ‘Fight Club’