hubiestubert: Write characters. Write people. Their ethnicity should only really matter when it comes down to specifics.
Mentalpatient87: hubiestubert: -but it's only getting more and more apparent that the writers have been trying to avoid a lot of issues by just ignoring themWhy does my zombie TV drama have to address issues?
hubiestubert: -but it's only getting more and more apparent that the writers have been trying to avoid a lot of issues by just ignoring them
LadyHawke: I'm really glad they touched upon how that kid can just shoot people and not seem to suffer any ill mental effects. That's always annoyed me! That and his whining, and his parents giving in to his whining, which always inevitably led to trouble./really want that kid to get bit...
Mentalpatient87: My point earlier being, they cover all those issues already. Is it absolutely imperative that they have to do race relations, too for some reason? It's a zombie show, it has it's own issues. They don't need to periodically address everything like some kind of after school special.
coco ebert: The Homeland parody was funnier.
EsteeFlwrPot: Mentat: EsteeFlwrPot: It's a freaking show about a zombie apocalypse. Why do they need to cover "issues" or represent minorities?Where did this meme come from? Zombie stories have been metaphorical and about "issues" since the very beginning.Like what, brain eaters awareness?
EsteeFlwrPot: Like what, brain eaters awareness?
EsteeFlwrPot: It's a freaking show about a zombie apocalypse. Why do they need to cover "issues" or represent minorities?
hubiestubert: NOTHING about Glenn screasm "I'm Chinese, DAMMIT!" He's a guy, and he has a story, and very little of it hinges on him being Chinese.
Birnone: For instance, imagine Shane had been a black guy
hubiestubert: He's a guy, and he has a story, and very little of it hinges on him being Chinese.
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