Tuesday News: Future looks grim; Bridget Jones’ next book has a big spoiler; Does Veronica Roth have a whitewashing problem?
In this article, 60% of working adults hate their jobs. Wharton Business School professor Richard Shell suggests that is because people didn’t ask the right questions when they started out. I actually like what Shell is saying in this article and that is decide what success means to you because it is different for everyone (and usually a balance of feeling fulfilled and gaining external achievement markers). NPR
After affirming in a Tumblr post last year that the character was actually biracial, Roth noted that she pictured him having light skin but later vowed to “use her words” to make sure that her wishes for a diverse cast were known in the event of a movie. “I really hate whitewashing,” Roth wrote. “I really do. It’s VERY important to me that it not happen.”
But Roth is thrilled with the actor picked to play Four and there is very little furor in fandom over this. So is it a big deal? The Daily Dot
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