“Two Steps Forward and One Step Back” takes a look at the past week in media entertainment and picks two times comics/television/movies/video games got it right, and one time they failed to see the irony in explaining diversity to marginalized people.


If you'd like to know more about this week’s (belated) topics, check out the links below!

• Read all the questions asked by Amy Poehler's Smart Girls on the red carpet.

• Gwendoline Christie loves playing Captain Phasma and Brienne.

• Read all about how Sean Penn basically says abuse doesn’t count if she doesn’t press charges.

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