To Miranda, “having it all” actually means having all the power white men have, suppressing anyone (she imagines) gets in her way, and not apologizing for it.

Way back in 2014 Vulture wrote that Miranda, “ended up being one of the only women in television history to truly have it all. She had a high-powered job, a husband, a baby, a dog, and an actual house with a yard…and no one ever gave her her due.” 5…

From the outside looking into Canada’s mainstream media; here are some reasons I didn’t immediately enter the industry post-internship

I was an intern at MuchMusic and CTV when Niedzviecki’s appropriation prize article came out. I remember laughing at my desk while I watched journalists “donate” to a cause meant to make my entire existence as a storyteller irrelevant. The laugh was a product of petty vindication. The illusions, repeatedly…

I wonder, a lot, about what diasporic cooking in the next generation(s) will look like.

It’s mostly because I’m a lazy, guilt ridden second gen Jamaican-Canadian that my thoughts get dragged in this direction. I’m in my mid-20’s, I don’t have my own dutch pot or know how to make…

Jody Anderson

Freelance writer from Scarborough (Toronto) interested in culture, aunties, & how they all relate. @meshisland

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