Author: Billy Faulkner


Whitewashing in Hollywood

      Whitewashing has been cemented in the culture of Hollywood since it has existed. The term “whitewashing” is defined as a casting practice in the film industry of the United States in which white actors are cast in historically non-white character roles. In the early days of Hollywood, […]


A Media Snapshot of What’s to Come

     It is that time of year again to talk about upcoming summer films and television shows (and at least one currently airing as well). So to mark my final contribution to The Waltonian, here is a look at some of the films and shows I am looking forward […]


Celebrities Speak Out at Women’s March

     On Jan. 21, millions of women and men across the globe marched together in solidarity to protest, among other matters, the presidency of Donald Trump. Among the public marching were celebrities such as Ian McKellen, Nick Offerman and Cher. Several prominent female celebrities, specifically Scarlett Johansson, Madonna and […]