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Mad Max Fury Road is hardly feminist. It’s Dances With Wolves With Women.

I confess I never saw "Dances with Wolves" but I'm pretty sure the number Kevin Costner pulled on Native Americans is what this loner White Savior just did for Women. Saved them. What feminists needed was a MAD MAXINE. Instead they got another strong silent type, who drove for them, defended them, and made decisions for them. So he wasn't as good a marksman, once, as one-armed Furiosa. I went to see Mad Max Fury Road with some skepticism that it was an adventure about saving damsels in distress. Art directed by Victoria's Secret. Objectified not merely as helpless models, but as the patriarch's incubators. Steam Punk already has a feminist heroine, Tank Girl.

White Native Americans

A branch of our local library is hosting a discussion about a recent work of popular fiction, One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus. I'm thinking of stopping by to puke. 278

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