Gretchen Smail is a freelance entertainment writer and junior film editor for Ms En Scene, the spinoff film/TV hub of Women Write About Comics. You can find her on Twitter and see her work at Nerdist, Ms En Scene, Nerds of Color, and Bitch Flicks.


The sneering and commodification of the Japanese author and host reveals a truth: White people really don’t like it when they feel like an Asian woman is telling them what to do.