There was a rumor a few years back that Taylor Swift was going to be cast as the new Supergirl. It never went anywhere, the rumor or the movie, but when I look at this:
I think of that. And I like it. What Taylor has to offer — beyond her weirdly both exotic and all-American look, her guaranteed #1 hit song for the soundtrack, her huge collection of awards and her even huger collection of fans, particularly the main chunk of 15-25 year old girls who are in theory the main audience for a Supergirl movie — is the wide-eyed exuberance she exhibits in all her videos and concerts and every time she wins and plays it off as a surprise and a gift. Like so:
I feel contractually obligated to post this picture:
I don’t think it needs discussion, though. Just tag it #NickiMinaj #IronMan #Robots #DancingRobots #ComparitivelySane and we’re good.
The American Music Awards were super shiny (excuse me, SUPER SHINY!!!) and otherwise pretty boring in terms of heroine chic. But this guy brought it:
Also SUPER SHINY but this looks like a superhero (or villain) instead of just a disco retrospective. Not that there is anything at all wrong with a disco retrospective. It just doesn’t scream crime-fighting time. Unless it’s Charlie’s Angels but I think that’s still a sad story in la-la-land. Though. . .