Amazon’s woke take on Tolkien provokes another racial controversy

The announcement that there will be elves, dwarves, and other species of color prompts Tolkien purists to claim Amazon Studios is destroying the franchise, which of course prompts accusations of racism and bigotry from the usual suspects.  Of course, few bother to consider that elves and dwarves aren’t real and aren’t human at all… Last… Continue reading Amazon’s woke take on Tolkien provokes another racial controversy

Woke in fantasyland: They’re coming for Dungeons & Dragons now and the entire fantasy genre next

“Core design elements” of the world’s most popular role playing game - you know, stuff like good and evil itself - must be changed to satisfy the woke generation, but we all know nothing will be enough because Dungeons & Dragons was dominated by white dudes, or something “It’s a game that was dominated by… Continue reading Woke in fantasyland: They’re coming for Dungeons & Dragons now and the entire fantasy genre next