Day: 03/12/2014

Heresy of the Week – Of course there are black Stormtroopers, morons

john boyega stormtrooper

Heresy of the Week is a (mostly) weekly spot in which I entertain some of the unthinkable notions of geek-culture. The arguments I put forward are not always things I personally agree with, but often rhetorical devices designed to force myself (and maybe readers) out of the boxes which fan discussions can get caught in. But that aside, feel free to get yourselves worked up and your knickers in a twist if you really want to.

This week’s heresy:

“With the release of the new Star Wars trailer, a depressing number of internet-dwellers have crawled out of their caves to complain about one particular point. They mask their criticism in the clothes of fandom, but only to disguise the bigotry at hits heart. No, there is absolutely no problem with Star Wars having black Stormtroopers.”

Read on…