New York Times proposal: get rid of JK Rowling
A violent subscription campaign in the US newspaper invites people to imagine Harry Potter without its creator: the ultimate in cancel culture. A misogynistic and aggressive gesture that could inspire real ones. But the initiative turns out to be a boomerang and many female subscribers threaten to cancel.
According to the New York Times, JK Rowling has to go. A violent campaign on electronic billboards invites readers to "imagine Harry Potter without its creator": cancel culture at its maximum power, the non plus ultra of wokeness. Not being able to do away with the creature that has taken on a life of its own (the books of the Harry Potter saga are among the best-sellers in the world) one "kills" the creator. Words are stones, and from the symbolic to the reality the step [...]