The Uncommon Man

June 26, 2006

A Television Producer and Feminism?

One of my favorite TV/Movie creators is Joss Whedon (Buffy-The Vampire Slayer, Firefly, Serenity, writer of Toy Story). His creations are fun, smart, at times heart-rendering (see the second season of Buffy), and contain deeper ideas that are real, not just thrown in for the sake of being "deep". And Mr. Whedon, while in college, minored (I believe) in Women's Studies; thus, his strong female characters (as well as one of my only and favorite "pro-feminist" male characters: Oz on Buffy). Joss Whedon's creations also bring out a lot of smart people writing about the his work - and the ideas contained within. There are annual symposiums and conferences at colleges chewing on his creations. Which leads me to the excellent post below at Capitalism Bad; Tree Pretty:

via Capitalism Bad; Tree Pretty - The Politics of Firefly and Serenity

Posted by Russell at June 26, 2006 06:49 AM

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Hey, sad to hear that you're not going to be at the helm but glad that the Uncommon man lives on. hope things are well,

Luke.

Posted by: Luke at June 27, 2006 12:45 AM

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