Caitlin Kelly

English Instructor, Writer, Editor

Location icon United States of America

Wearer of many hats: English instructor, writer and podcaster at, editor, tutor, graduate student

The CW keeps diversifying, both in front of and behind the camera

With the recent additions to its lineup, The CW continues to diversify its programming. And that diversity extends behind the camera as well. Representation matters. There is simply no denying the power that comes from seeing someone like you in your entertainment. The CW has taken that message to heart, both in front of and behind the camera.

'Tess of the Road' book review: Trauma, healing and the power of the road

Rachel Hartman's Tess of the Road is an honest, beautiful and mature exploration of trauma and healing as the titular heroine takes to the road to find-and forgive-herself. In the medieval kingdom of Goredd, women are expected to be ladies, men are their protectors, and dragons get to be whomever they want.

'Black Lightning' star Nafessa Williams talks pushing the culture forward

Black Lightning star Nafessa Williams speaks to Hypable about playing a black lesbian superhero as well as which Arrowverse hero she'd like to team up with. Though The CW's Black Lightning ostensibly follows its titular character, played by Cress Williams, another character coming into her own is Williams' Anissa, Jefferson's eldest daughter.

The Winchester Family Business -
Sam Winchester and the Evolution of a "Freak"

Sam Winchester and the Evolution of a "Freak" In the world of Supernatural, the word freak connotes different, dangerous, evil, and nonhuman. Hunters throw around various permutations of the word to describe the creatures they hunt (freaks), the situations they find themselves in (freaky), or negative emotional states (freaked out).

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