Stealth Jihad

In comics and other areas of pop culture, representation matters. Fictional characters are never just characters. They also serve as a mirror for the world around us and for ourselves, showing us who we could be for better or worse. This is especially crucial when fictional characters can impact the real people they represent.

Is this cacophony what Obeidi and MPAC (Sue Obeidi, the Hollywood Bureau Director for Islamist influence group the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) really want people to see as representative of American Muslims? Embracing an immature millennial's onanism and antisemitism while papering over the Muslim world's very real problems like brutal...

Your moral superiors know you need it, and so you shall have it: the celebrated cannibal Reza Aslan, says LA Weekly, is "an E.P. on a new Chuck Lorre CBS comedy called The United States of Al, which aims to 'de-exotify' a Muslim character for a mainstream audience." Meanwhile, in Australia (for now): Australia's ABC iView has unveiled...