Though he’s played memorable roles on critically acclaimed television programs like Shameless and Mad Men, the ability to make it as someone who’s not technically an “A-lister” has become increasingly more difficult with the onset of reality TV, and larger changes in Hollywood.
The Civil Rights movement has come to the AMC show 'Mad Men' in its fifth season. But writer Samantha Irby isn't sure any of this makes much of a different when all the main characters are white. To Irby, Mad Men "represents the loophole white men have created to dodge the political correctness of current racial and gender equality, and also happens to be a total turnoff to me as woman of color: the Period peace."
Fifty years after the Civil Rights era, 60 years after the wartime internment of Japanese-Americans, and almost 150 years after America's abolishment of slavery, the vast majority of the images we see in film and on TV are still of Caucasian Americans.Why are media and movies so out-of-touch with th