Thursday, May 12 2022

Dive In


You are judging her appropriateness for this role solely and exclusively on how she looks. She is a Black girl playing someone who was described in the books as white. Friends, that is racism.

That’s Rick Riordan—author of the beloved Percy Jackson series—calling out fans who’re hating on Leah Jeffries. She has been picked to play Annabeth Chase in the Disney+ adaptation of the books.


Stuff to check out: On the latest episode of the splainer podcast ‘Press Decode’, the splainer team looks at why the south loves to hate on Hindi and the accessibility of public spaces for persons with disabilities. Be sure to head over to thye IVM website, Spotify or Apple Podcasts to listen to it. 

Please be sure to share splainer: If you’ve been enjoying your splainer subscription, be sure to send along your referral link (see below). It offers a free month of splainer to anyone you want. You can send it to friends & fam—or post it on Insta, Facebook or Twitter. Each time you share this link—along with a message of why you love us—it is also a huge gift to us. So please share widely and help us grow!


Share your love, refer splainer and offer one month free.

Big Story

The suspended sedition law: What just happened?

The TLDR: The Supreme Court suspended all cases filed under the infamous sedition law across the country. What is this law and is this really a big deal? The answer: yes.

Read our Big Story here. If you are not logged in to our website, please do so below:


Don't have an account? Create a free one here.


In today’s edition

Headlines That Matter

  • Delhi High Court split over marital rape
  • Shanghai lockdown gets worse
  • Bad news for the Indian economy
  • Crypto trading platform Coinbase shuts base in India 
  • A shocking revelation about online forms
  • The Great Barrier Reef is in trouble
  • Netflix rushes to embrace ads


Sanity Break

  • A goofy ode to ‘green’ living: Citi Zēni’s ‘Eat Your Salad’


Reading Habit

  • A list of good literary reads
  • Quick fixes, aka a few varied recommendations


Read today's edition here. If you are not logged in to our website, please do so below:


Don't have an account? Create a free one here.

Share your love!

Sign up your friends & fam (and anyone else!) by copy/pasting your special referral link below! Or just click on the link and share that specially coded subscription page the usual way. We will say a big 'thank you' by offering you a very nice token of our appreciation. Check out our FAQs. to know more. We grow and thrive because of you!


Become a subscriber!

Discover why smart, curious people around the world swear by splainer!

Sign Up Here!

Gift splainer today!

Love spending your mornings with us? Share the joy by gifting a subscription to someone you ❤️

Gift splainer

Complaints, suggestions or just wanna say hi? Talk to us at talktous@splainer.in

Join our community

© 2021 splainer.in
You are receiving this email because you opted in via our website.
Unsubscribe from this list.