Category Archives: A Catch All

September Plans

September is all about placeholders, catching up, and hurricane prep. It’s peak hurricane season from here until the end of October (November usually doesn’t have hurricanes like that but I’m prepared to be wrong) so there is a huge chance … Continue reading

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Link Lineup

I haven’t shared a lists of links in a while, huh? Well here’s some of what I’ve been reading, speaking on, and watching across the internet! Roundtable of Legends of Korean Hip-Hop: The Quiett, Swings & Paloalto | THE VETERAN … Continue reading

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#StitchProcesses Blackface

The only problem with that is that blackface is not a form of cultural appropriation. It is minstrelsy and horrifically antiblack on top of that, but it’s not appropriation. They’re not appropriating anything, they’re insulting it. Continue reading

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August Post Plans!

Let’s keep this short and simple because we’re already three days into August: Hurricane season is going to amp up from here on in so everything here getting done hinges on there NOT being a major hurricane disrupting my life … Continue reading

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Stitch Has July (Writing) Plans

June… happened hard. To be entirely honest here, June was probably the busiest I’ve been aside from the first two weeks of January where I was documenting the racism Rey/Kylo fans were slinging John Boyega’s way. June was ALSO (I … Continue reading

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Thread Collection: Antiblackness in the Archive (6/14)

I just did a thread on Twitter about the specific ways that antiblackness manifests in fandom via fanworks on the Archive of Our Own (or any other hosting site, to be fair) revolving around punishing, harming, killing, etc Black characters … Continue reading

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June Content Calendar

I don’t really have an intro to June’s (hopefully) upcoming content. I genuinely don’t have the energy right now. If you haven’t checked out the one post I’ve done so far about what’s going on in the US following the … Continue reading

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This Shit Is Hard (On Current Antiblack Events)

It is very difficult to create meaningful, hopeful content at a time like this when we are watching Black people around the country protest our continuing oppression and the fact that our murders can now be recorded… and ignored because … Continue reading

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[Stitch Takes Notes] Angela Reyes’ “Appropriation of African American slang by Asian American youth”

I began looking at Angela Reyes’ 2005 article “Appropriation of African American slang by Asian American youth” from the Journal of Sociolinguistics because I was working on the early draft of “So They Think They’re Talking Black”. That video evolved … Continue reading

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Stitch in May (Schedule Pending)

So here’s the thing about May: I don’t have my calendar up yet for May. I’m trying to estimate what the month may even look like because where March dragged along so slowly, April zoomed on by. There’s still so … Continue reading

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Urban Fantasy 101: Stitch Reads The Hollows – Dead Witch Walking Chapters 6-10

Content warnings for biphobia, racism, and Ivy being predatory as hell towards Rachel on multiple levels Chapter six of Dead Witch Walking begins with Rachel and Ivy eating a meal at their shared table, and Harrison sexualizing the hell out … Continue reading

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Authenticity Essay #4: Gatekeepers and Idol Rappers

Back when BTS was a baby group, they were subject to what seems (to me, as a fan coming later on to the group) like a really disproportionate amount of criticism. One theme that got the group loads of criticism? … Continue reading

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April Content Calendar

Support Links: Website: https://stitchmediamix.com/blog/  Ko-fi: http://ko-fi.com/A477I4N  CashApp: $StitchMM PayPal: http://paypal.me/ZinaH  Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/StitchMediaMix/  Friends, March was a lot. April is already set up to be even more. At this point, everyone I know is trying to figure out how they’re going to handle the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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March Content Calendar

I’m putting things together for March and this is what my schedule currently looks like! Three of the things are catch-ups (2 for my site and 1 for Patreon) but everything else is fresh content that is NOT carried over … Continue reading

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Quick Coverage: All Eyez On YunB Proving Why East Asian Appreciation and Appropriation of Blackness Are Two Sides of the Same Antiblack Coin

I know that not a single one of y’all wanted to know that there’s going to be a South Korean musical version of Tupac’s life called All Eyez on Me performed by a cast that, as far I can tell, … Continue reading

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