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From Whitewashing to Racebending: Why Changing the Race of Fictional Characters Matters

The importance of racebending in films, addressing underrepresentation and promoting authentic characters and diversity in movies. Explore the impact of racebending controversies in popular releases like The Little Mermaid and Peter Pan & Wendy, featuring Halle Bailey and Yara Shahidi. Unpack the significance of diverse storytelling, breaking racial stereotypes, and the ongoing debate surrounding racebending in Hollywood. From racial progress to commercial diversity, explore the challenges and opportunities in creating authentic representation for a new generation of viewers.

Jasmin Kraenzel

From Seinfeld to ‘Nothing, Forever’: The AI Comedy Show About Nothing

The rise and fall of AI comedy with 'Nothing, Forever,' a Seinfeld-inspired show. Comedian Whitney Cummings offers insights into the limitations of AI-generated humor, highlighting its inability to experience trauma and emotions. From novelty factor to offensive content, discover the challenges faced by AI as a comedy writer. Uncover the absurdity and uncanny valley of comedic moments, captivating viewers with fleeting entertainment. Reflect on the unpredictability of ordinary life, where AI's comedic inadequacies align with our robot vacuum cleaners' insatiable desire to get stuck. Delve into the intersections of AI, humor, and the human experience.

Tino Hahn