Angeline Rodriguez

Angeline Rodriguez is a writer and editor based in New York City. She can be found on Twitter as @gelrdrgz.

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The inconsistent depiction of racism in Netflix’s ‘Shadow and Bone’

The fantasy series features several characters of color, but only some of them experience racism.

On May 3, 2021 by Angeline Rodriguez

Photo of The Mandalorian taking off his mask to say goodbye to Baby Yoda, aka Grogu.

How culture clashes turned ‘The Mandalorian’ into a diaspora story

There is more than one Way.

On Dec 26, 2020 by Angeline Rodriguez

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Netflix’s ‘The Circle’ might be the perfect catfish

The reality show is the prototypical catfish—enticing enough to get you on the hook, but ultimately a bit of a let-down.

On Feb 5, 2020 by Angeline Rodriguez

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Bottomless shafts are the least effective way to kill someone in ‘Star Wars’

If a character falls down a shaft or pit, there’s a good chance they’ll return!

On Dec 24, 2019 by Angeline Rodriguez

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‘Resistance Reborn’ is a must-read before ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

The Rebecca Roanhorse novel takes place after the events in ‘The Last Jedi.’

On Nov 22, 2019 by Angeline Rodriguez

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Darth Vader Barbie is the goth girlfriend of your dreams

We’d kneel before her.

On Aug 14, 2019 by Angeline Rodriguez

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People keep calling the ‘Game of Thrones’ creators by their initials—and it’s confusing D&D players

No, Dungeons & Dragons is not ruining the HBO show.

On May 18, 2019 by Angeline Rodriguez

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The biggest casualties at the Battle of Winterfell were people of color

The Dothraki and Unsullied deserved better.

On Apr 30, 2019 by Angeline Rodriguez

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