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First stamp designed by Alaskan indigenous artist, showing Raven stealing the sun

USPS asked Rico Lanáat' Worl, a Tlingit and Athabascan artist, to create a stamp. He drew an awesome piece showing Raven, the Trickster, stealing the sun. Over at his web site, Worl tells a short version of the traditional story that his image is based on. — Read the rest
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TV Ratings: The CW’s ‘Trickster’ and ‘Two Sentence Horror Stories’ Get Huge Boosts in Key Demo

Though it wasn’t the top program of Tuesday evening according to Nielsen Live+Same Day fast affiliate numbers (that triumph goes to an encore of NBC’s “This Is Us”), The CW’s broadcasts of “Two Sentence Horror Stories” and “Trickster” both scored substantial boosts of 66.67% in the key demo, soaring above the previous week’s episodes. Last […]
Tags: News, Nbc, Ratings, Cbs, Cw, NCIS, Two Sentence Horror Stories, Trickster

CBC Cancels ‘Trickster’ Following Director Michelle Latimer’s Indigenous Identity Scandal

Canadian television has suffered another blow in the wake of the Michelle Latimer scandal. Following the revelation that the “Trickster” director and producer is not of Aboriginal descent, as she previously claimed, public broadcaster CBC has decided not to move forward with a second season of the series. “We have had many conversations over the […]
Tags: News, Global, Cbc, Trickster, Michelle Latimer

TV Ratings: NBC’s ‘This Is Us’ and Fox’s ‘The Resident’ Lead Tuesday Night

A new, sixth episode of NBC’s syrupy romantic family drama, “This Is Us,” led Tuesday night’s primetime fast affiliate ratings both in total viewers and in the key, adults ages 18-49 demographic, proving that TV watchers in the U.S. are craving comfort, sappiness and tear-inducing plotlines in a not-so uplifting time. The 9 p.m. telecast […]
Tags: Nbc, Abc, Nurses, Marvel, Disney, Fox, Ratings, Cbs, Cw, Captain America, This Is Us, The Resident, Two Sentence Horror Stories, Trickster, Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist

Michelle Latimer’s Identity Crisis is Raising Impossible Questions for Canada’s Indigenous Filmmakers

The Canadian film and television industry has been rocked following allegations that prominent filmmaker and “Inconvenient Indian” director Michelle Latimer is not Indigenous, as she has claimed to be for the past 20 years. The hurt and anger from the Indigenous filmmaking community that followed on social media has been palpable, drawing further attention to […]
Tags: News, Global, Canada, Trickster, Michelle Latimer, Inconvenient Indian

The CW Sets Premiere Dates for Batwoman, Walker, The Flash & More

The CW Sets Premiere Dates for Batwoman, Walker, The Flash & More The CW has revealed when a handful of new and returning series will be premiering this January and February, including Batwoman, Walker, The Flash, Superman & Lois, and more. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = readAdmiralCookie(); googletag.cmd.push(function() { ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Charmed, Canada, TV News, The Cw, Batwoman, Cw, The Flash, Legacies, Nancy, Penn, Nancy Drew, Walker, Riverdale, Jared Padalecki

Reinforcing the patriarchy: tricksters in literature and mythology

Have you ever noticed how much your favorite stories have in common? Boy meets girl, falls in love, gets married. Hero goes on a quest, meets a wise old man, and saves the day. There’s a reason for this repetition, if you believe the Swiss psychoanalyst Carl Jung. Jung found that his psychotherapy patients would tell stories containing elements of ancient mythology, even when they had never been exposed to these myths. These observations led him to conclude that some elements of human behavior a...
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