Super Fun Night

Fat, Black, and Desirable: Fat Positivity and Black Women

Jill Scott, one of Hollywood’s go-to plus-size Black women

If these women aren’t seeing any positive images of themselves on screen, how are they able to construct an identity of truth? Even though they can rely on their community for positivity, if it’s not reinforced through media representation then it renders that support useless.

‘Super Fun Night’ Postmortem


ABC announced late last week that ‘Super Fun Night,’ Rebel Wilson’s half-hour comedy about being supremely uncool, was getting the axe. After 17 very strange episodes, it’s time to look back and figure out what went wrong (and right) with this offbeat series.