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Benny Watts from The Queen’s Gambit

In the Netflix miniseries The Queen’s Gambit, Benny Watts (Thomas Brodie-Sangster) is a rival chess player to Beth Harmon who goes on to become one of her closest friends and ally. He’s confident, brash, and has a unique style — especially for a chess player in the 1960s — complete with cowboy hat, silver jewelry, and a knife on his belt.

Beth Harmon from The Queen’s Gambit

In the Netflix miniseries The Queen’s Gambit, Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy) is chess prodigy troubled by an orphaned upbringing who rises to the highest ranks of the chess world while struggling with drug and dependency issues. As Beth grows and changes, her fashion style follows suit. But throughout, her gorgeous 1960s clothes keep a chess motif, including black and white palette and a chessboard pattern. By the end of the series, her outfit mirrors the white queen.

David Rose from Schitt's Creek

David Rose from Schitt’s Creek

In Schitt’s Creek, David Rose (Dan Levy) is the spoiled son of the Rose family. As the series goes on however, he grows as an adult and flourishes with his small business, Rose Apothecary. David is one of the first openly pansexual characters depicted on television. Aside from the Levy-brows, his most distinguishing characteristic is his fashion style. David wears only black and white, usually a black knit sweater with bold pattern on top, and a combination of skinny jeans and kilt on the bottom. All from the most expensive runway brands of course.

Doug and LiMu Emu from Liberty Mutual

Doug and LiMu Emu

When it comes to memorable commercial spokespeople (or spokesanimals), insurance companies are oddly at the top of their game. From the original GEICO gecko and Aflac duck, to the huggable Jake from State Farm, effervescent Flo, and slick Erin Esurance. The latest entrant is Liberty Mutual, with their dynamic duo LiMu Emu and Doug, an emu and a man in matching uniforms, sunglasses and all.

Interview with Aisha from A Dash of Magic Events

Photo by Roi Frenkel Welcome Aisha from A Dash of Magic Events. Although the coronavirus epidemic has put a damper […]

CosBrawl 2020 Jessie

Cosplay of CosBrawl 2020

The inaugural CosBrawl was held this past Saturday, August 22, coinciding with International Cosplay Day. This charity event featured a […]

Tuca from Tuca & Bertie

Tuca from Tuca & Bertie

In Tuca & Bertie, Tuca (voiced by Tiffany Haddish) is a 30-something cocky, care-free toucan who is friends with Bertie, an anxious songbird. Tuca is newly sober and impulsive, working odd jobs to make ends meet and depending on her wealthy Aunt Tallulah for financial support.

Bertie from Tuca and Bertie

Bertie from Tuca & Bertie

In Tuca & Bertie, Roberta “Bertie” Songthrush (Ali Wong) is a songbird who is best friends with Tuca. Bertie is career-driven and anxious, working as a senior analyst at Conde Nest but aspiring to be a baker.

Golfer from What the Golf?

Golfer from What the Golf?

What the Golf? is billed as the anti-golf game for people who hate golf, and you as the golfer are an orange-hatted, orange-freckled, and orange-nosed fellow who has no idea what sort of ridiculous challenges you’re in for.

Bian My from HBO's Watchmen

Bian My from Watchmen

In HBO’s Watchmen, Bian My (Jolie Hoang-Rappaport) is the precocious daughter of Lady Trieu, who strangely suffers nightmares of the Vietnam War including a memory of the Comedian burning down her village. It’s later revealed that Bian is a clone that Lady Trieu created of her own deceased mother.