Their rising fame of BTS has brought with it an alarming amount of scepticism. Some of it stemming from Western audiences unable to understand how music in another language could capture the hearts and minds of people all over the world.
Fanfiction is a way for the queer community to refuse to be relegated to the margins of popular culture - by producing content that has been desired and demanded for a long time.
The makers of 13 Reasons Why need to stop pretending that they are initiating a dialogue on mental health, or that the show is socially 'woke'.
We Were Feminists Once looks at the seemingly recent rise of feminism in popular discourse and how pop culture plays an important role in shaping discourse.
There are many little lessons to be learnt from The Marvellous Mrs Maisel. The most important one being: women are f***ing hilarious.
Do Saal Ki Aurat was an all-cliche fest complete with an all-sacrificing woman struggling to only protect the men in her life.
Shrimaan Shrimati is making a comeback, titled Shrimaan Shrimati Phir Se. This show tested a concept of couples living as neighbours, where the men hit on each other’s wives.
The ‘Other’ Love Story is a refreshing treatment of the love story of two women and actively seeks to normalise this theme.
What makes these shows with brown people leads difficult for me, is that every one of them vies for or ends up with a white individual.
It is important to reflect on the marketing strategies of so-called feminist films whose aim is to ultimately sell the films themselves.