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Throughout the series’ many memorable meta-episodes, Supernatural originally kept portraying its own female fans as creepy, embarrassing stalkers, while perpetually treating its female characters as cannon fodder.Supernatural’s bonkers series finale marked the end of an era of fandom|Aja Romano|November 20, 2020|Vox
It’s an interesting exercise to walk into the building and look for the humans and see how they’re portrayed.
Many of these suits, similar to other industries, revolve around screen reader devices being unable to properly portray website content to users.Is your website at risk for an ADA accessibility lawsuit?|Richard Horvath|November 12, 2020|Search Engine Land
In a statement, Gap backtracked saying that while it had intended to portray an image of unity, having always been a brand that “bridges the gap between individuals, cultures and generations” it was “just too soon” for this particular message.‘Emotions are so heightened’: Why the election fallout hammers home the need for marketers to act responsibly|Lara O'Reilly|November 9, 2020|Digiday
Hugh Laurie plays Ryan Clark, a British actor hired to pose as the Avenue 5′s captain — the ship is actually helmed by an engineer who dies in the pilot — and is accompanied by Josh Gad portraying the ship’s billionaire owner, Herman Judd.Everyone on TV just wants to be launched into space|Sonia Rao|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
David Prowse, the actor who portrayed Darth Vader, wished to come back but had to turn down the role because of ill health.Juiciest ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Rumors (and Some Debunked Ones)|Rich Goldstein|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Among the characters to be portrayed were the people I had written about—the unsung heroes of the Selma campaign.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Same goes for the comic book character “Captain America,” which Marvel announced in July would be now be portrayed as a black man.
Abramson, biting her tongue, was widely portrayed in rival outlets as classily above the fray.
Of course there are times when actual CIA practice would have been different from that portrayed in Homeland.
She was also supposed to be the original or model of “the Virtuous Woman” therein portrayed!Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
Are you not the only writer who has successfully portrayed the emotional side of American life?Fifty Contemporary One-Act Plays|Various
In a few other pictures the spiritual life of women is portrayed with remarkable tenderness.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther
Count Beugnot, as portrayed by himself, produces a feeling of high respect and esteem.
Even those books, I mean the old love stories, portrayed a great deal of female chivalry and heroism.A Fantasy of Far Japan|Baron Kencho Suyematsu