November 25, 2016: Superman Homepage “Speeding Bulletin” News Video

Here’s the “Speeding Bulletin” video report for the period November 18-24, 2016.

The “Speeding Bulletin” is your weekly Superman news video, recapping the latest events in the world of Superman. It also includes the “Great Scott!” segment brought to you by Scotty V.

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andramus
Member
Hey Scotty, I think there’s arguments to be made from both sides. I think there is value in having a character who is just there who happens to be gay/black/female and it isn’t a big deal. There is also value in telling stories about character’s experiencing racism, sexism, homophobia and other sorts of bigotry. I think the utopian ideal that TV can sometimes present is a world where a black person doesn’t have racism as a lived experience on a daily basis. Sometimes it’s good for shows to show us the world they way it should be rather than how… Read more »
kal-bert
Member
In fact both yours and Scotty’s idea are the same. Both of you are asking to have those things added naturally in the series. It’s something I like very much in Modern Family series. Of course that series quite much abuses of topics and clichés, because it is primarly a comedy series. But the way sexual tendencies, races are introduced is so natural that most of the time you can easily forget that they’re a gay couple and see them just as what they really are: a couple. The same happens when speaking about Gloria and Manny. You just don’t… Read more »
kal-bert
Member

When the Super/White/gay/black/oriental/whatever comes before the person himself (or herself) we’re doing it the wrong way. When they show us just a gay Obsidian they’re wrong. When they show us that Obsidian is gay they they’ve done a good work. Character developement works as good in fiction as in real life.

redcape
Member

It’s not just on this show. It’s like there’s some kind of contest going on as to who can show us the most regarding relationships we’re not used to seeing. They,IMO,really went overboard on last nights Supergirl. I think were going to be subjected to this for some time to come.