About Dana Levinson

Dana Aliya Levinson is an actress, writer, and trans activist. She graduated with honors from the New School where she wrote extensively about political and ethnic identity in the middle-east. She was a 2014-2015 Dramatists Guild Fellow, and has written about politics and trans issues for The Huffington Post, Women's Health, Nylon, and The Notice Blog.

Articles by Dana Levinson


Tucker Carlson’s Graphics Just Handed Him The Most Ironic Self-Own Of 2019 Thus Far 😂

An age-old conservative tactic is accusing marginalized people of being the ones who are victimizing the accusers. On Wednesday night, Fox News’ Tucker Carlson deployed this rhetorical fallacy. However, it may have backfired thanks to an unfortunately placed graphic. Carlson decided to go through a “checklist” on what defines racism. pic.twitter.com/HDxWbzcCh0 — John Whitehouse (@existentialfish) … Continued


James Comey Tweets Historic Quote After Being The Target Of Trump’s Latest Twitter Rant 🔥

Since being unceremoniously fired by President Trump, former FBI director James Comey has been no stranger to challenging the President on his home turf… Twitter. It all started when The New York Times reported that the FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation into the President himself after he fired Comey. In response, President Trump tweeted on Saturday… … Continued

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Kate Beckinsale Perfectly Shuts Down Troll Who Doesn’t Want Her To Date Pete Davidson 😂

Kate Beckinsale is known best perhaps for her role as a kickass vampire in the Underworld franchise of films. Beckinsale appeared as the vampire Selene first in the 2003 film titled simply Underworld. She followed that up with films in 2006, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2016 with the last installment (for now) Underworld: Blood Wars. … Continued


Woman Gets A Little Too Into Her First VR Experience—And It Does Not End Well For Her 😳😂

Virtual reality is a burgeoning trend in the world of gaming. Giving players a totally immersive experience has proved endlessly exciting for users and creators alike. Sometimes, however, virtual reality can get a little too real. That is exactly what happened when a woman dropped a grenade in a virtual reality landscape. We’ll let you see … Continued

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Arkansas Sheriff’s Deputy Fired After Being Caught On Video Shooting Chihuahua In The Face

WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS GRAPHIC VIDEO. Deputy Keenan Wallace, a Faulkner County Arkansas police officer, was fired on Tuesday after a video surfaced of him shooting a chihuahua named Reeses in the face. The graphic video quickly went viral. The dog’s caretaker, Doug Canady, can be heard saying: “I just recorded you shooting that dog … Continued

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Netflix’s Hint For A Missed Opportunity In ‘Bandersnatch’ Has Viewers Sucked Right Back In 😮

WARNING: BANDERSNATCH SPOILERS AHEAD. Bandersnatch, the choose-your-own-adventure film in the Black Mirror franchise, has been taking the world by storm. Viewers have voraciously consumed it, watching over and over to choose different paths in an effort to discover every second of recorded material. Some thought they’d found it all until Netflix tweeted this on Tuesday: think you've … Continued

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Chris Rock Just Made It Very Clear He Has Zero Interest In Hosting The Oscars Again 😬

One of the biggest mysteries of awards season is who is going to host the Oscars. Well, now we know it’s definitely not going to be Chris Rock. The comedian, actor, and two-time Oscars host appeared at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards dinner. While he was presenting an award to Eighth Grade director Bo Burnham, … Continued

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‘Star Trek 4’ Has Been ‘Shelved’ After Franchise’s First Female Director Leaves For Enticing New Project

SJ Clarkson, best known for producing and directing Collateral, was set to be the first female director to helm a film in the new Star Trek franchise. However, Deadline reported this past Tuesday: “SJ Clarkson (‘Marvel’s The Defenders’, ‘Jessica Jones’) has been tapped to direct and executive produce HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel pilot from feature writer Jane Goldman and author/GOT co-executive producer George R.R. Martin.” Clarkson’s … Continued

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Comedian ‘Bandersnatches’ Herself For An Entire Day, Asking Followers To Decide Her Every Move

Black Mirror‘s first ever choose your own adventure film has just landed on Netflix. Bandersnatch interacts with its viewers by allowing them to choose which path the protagonist walks down. Sound like fun? Well, Australian comedian Bec Hill—who now makes her home in the UK—decided she wanted to apply this method to her own life. … Continued

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Swat Team Negotiator Ends Standoff With Gunman By Singing Popular Christmas Carol

This past Tuesday, a nine hour stand-off in a Pennsylvania suburb between a man holding hostages inside of a house and SWAT team negotiators ended with a little Christmas cheer. 34-year-old Nathaniel Lewis began behaving erratically after his wife told him she wanted a separation. When police arrived on the scene, they found that Lewis … Continued


After Putting It To A Public Vote, Macaulay Culkin Is Legally Changing His Name 😱

Macaulay Culkin rose to fame as a child star thanks to movies like Home Alone and Richie Rich. His name is known far and wide, but what isn’t known is his middle name. Apparently, it wasn’t even known to him. Culkin wrote on his website Bunny Ears: “My middle name is something dumb. Larry? Orange? Honestly, I can’t … Continued


Netflix’s “Bird Box” Has Inspired Some Of The Best Memes Of 2018 😂

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD Netflix’s Bird Box starring Sandra Bullock is the movie taking the holiday season by storm. The post-apocalyptic thriller is based on a book of the same name by Josh Malerman. The film follows an adult woman, played by Bullock, and two children as they make it through the wilderness. And they do it … Continued