Stop Writing Strong Female Characters (204/365)

We've all been there, watching a show, movie, web toon, anime atc and then there is that character, the strong woman. The one who's supposed to be there for women to look up to and men to want to be with, the one that is supposed to make feminists happy alongside giving positive role models … Continue reading Stop Writing Strong Female Characters (204/365)

Your Favourite Superhero Says A Lot About You (203/365)

This is one of those topics thats hard to articulate so I really shouldn't be writing about it, but here I am making an attempt. So we all have had the conversation about everyones favourite superheroes, whether you're into Marvel or DC, you've either been a part of or witnessed many debates. Most people pick … Continue reading Your Favourite Superhero Says A Lot About You (203/365)

Shameless Podcast Promotion – Neighbourhood Trash Gang (184/365)

In case you haven't heard, or don't follow me on social media (@fatimaspeaks on Instagram and Twitter), I started a podcast with my best friends. It's called the Neighbourhood Trash Gang and you can tune in to new episodes every Tuesday at 6.30 PM. You can find us on Youtube, Spotify, Itunes and Soundcloud. 🙂 … Continue reading Shameless Podcast Promotion – Neighbourhood Trash Gang (184/365)

Starting a Podcast Isn’t as Easy As You’d Think (173/365)

So I started a podcast recently with two of my best friends, and even though only two episodes are up, it was kind of an emotional journey actually getting to the point of it being live. You'd think it was easy, everyone famous kind of has one, so the assumption is you just need a … Continue reading Starting a Podcast Isn’t as Easy As You’d Think (173/365)

Where X-Men Went Wrong in Dark Phoenix (170/365)

X-men is one of the franchises that I wished lived to the hype generated by the comics and cartoons. I grew up on the 90's cartoons and later on loved X-Men Evolution, so it is a series that is near and dear to my heart, but the movies somehow find a way to fuck it … Continue reading Where X-Men Went Wrong in Dark Phoenix (170/365)

Why Villains Have To Look a Certain Way To Make Us Feel Safe (167/365)

When you think of a villain or a bad person, what image do you have in mind. Are they big, small, tall, ugly, odd? Well, real villains look just like us, some are attractive well adjusted individuals who just commit horrific crimes. However in movies and TV, villains are easy to spot and this is … Continue reading Why Villains Have To Look a Certain Way To Make Us Feel Safe (167/365)

Why We’re Disappointed with Black Mirror Season 5 (166/365)

Black Mirror is one of those shows that has a massive cult following, and you either watch it and love it, or you don't. For years it's explored different aspects of society and technology without holding back on us, it's even widely known for being seriously fucked up - there are episodes I can't watch … Continue reading Why We’re Disappointed with Black Mirror Season 5 (166/365)

Women in Anime Truly Suck (163/365)

Now I know this doesn't apply to every single anime, but for the most part, the female characters suck. They're usually a 2 dimensional pair of boobs, and honestly it's just upsetting. As a kid I could overlook it because the stereotypical 'strong girl' was a good character in my eyes, but in all honesty … Continue reading Women in Anime Truly Suck (163/365)

The Best Thing about Game of Thrones Season 8 Was the Memes (150/365)

Say what you want about Game of Thrones season 8, the memes were world class. The plot had fallen apart, our favourite characters were not given the journey they deserve and by the end we were just happy that it was finally over as those 6 weeks were a downhill spiral and to be honest … Continue reading The Best Thing about Game of Thrones Season 8 Was the Memes (150/365)

My Favourite Tyrion Lannister Moments (136/365)

Tyrion Lannister is one of my favourite characters in Game of Thrones, he's witty, smart and honestly he has a way of scheming that makes the audience want to root for him. He uses his position for his own gain as well as wanting to help other people, I think it was season 2 that … Continue reading My Favourite Tyrion Lannister Moments (136/365)