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She Still Gets Your Money

She Still Gets Your Money

A few days ago at Sony’s splashy PlayStation 5 showcase event, a long-rumoured video game made its official debut: Hogwarts Legacy, an action-RPG set in the universe created by the current celebrity face of anti-trans hate, J.K. Rowling. Approaching media created by problematic figures is always a messy prospect, but…

Celebrities Can Be Cancelled, Fandoms Are Forever

Celebrities Can Be Cancelled, Fandoms Are Forever

Cancel culture — withdrawing support for public figures when they do or say something offensive — has become so widespread it was Macquarie Dictionary’s 2019 word of the year. A practice where people come together to remove the offender’s cultural capital and “cancel” them, the phenomenon has intensified since the…