"Boy gets to save the world, girls get to stand there and say ‘I knew you could do it’…"

by doodaddy on April 3, 2008

You have got to listen to this brilliant NPR editorial about Horton Hears a Who. Peter Sagal complains eloquently (see title!) about gender inequity in the weird-ass subplot added by the Hollywood machine. Apparently, the male mayor of Whoville now has 96 cool daughters and one sullen son. Guess who gets the hero’s role?

Here’s that link again. It’s only 3 and a half minutes.

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