Why Media Representation Matters

Originally posted on Geeksout.org

In Honor of LGBTQ Pride Month

I must admit that I didn’t know much about Alexis Arquette. I knew she came from a famous acting family and I believe I had seen more of her brother David’s work than any of the other Arquettes. So my first real introduction to Alexis was when she starred in a season of the VH-1 reality series The Surreal Life.

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It’s a Draw with Natalie Kim and Nick Turner

How do the best comedians and cartoonists do what they do? Check out our new twice-weekly collaboration with Natalie Kim to find out!

On today’s show, comedian Nick Turner — rising comedy star, host of VH1’s Best Week Ever, and named Best Young Comic by New York Magazine — came to Frederator Studios to talk about how he managed to avoid the pitfalls of being pretty darn successful.

Check it out after the jump!

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