Must minorities dance for you before they can be human?

As Quantico started its slow rise into the US consciousness — an interesting take on the traditional procedural, presented in an intriguing way — I started reading a great deal of commentary about the show, and I particularly enjoyed Anu Bhagwati writing at the New Republic about Priyanka Chopra’s role on the show. Bhagwati noted that Chopra is a […]

Want Fries With That?

It’s a joke that people toss off without much thought when you tell them you have a degree in some area of liberal arts that people deem ‘worthless,’ typically because it’s difficult to find work in that area (especially in the given economy). People with English degrees, for example, especially if they’ve been silly enough […]