Category: Pop-Culture

Women and the Super Bowl

Well another Super Bowl has come and gone, and while the Ravens fans are probably all celebrating this morning, I have found myself asking a lot of hard questions. And no, I’m not referring to the power outage. After spending my evening tuning in and out of the game, I ended the night with an…
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Hypocrisy and Authenticity: A Lesson from Lady Gaga

In case you missed it, Lady Gaga made headlines last week when she posted online pictures of herself wearing nothing but her underwear. The photos, she explained on her website, were a response to media criticism of her weight gain. Reportedly gaining around 25 pounds, Lady Gaga quickly became the subject of tabloid fodder. So,…
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The Trophy Generation Gets Married

One of my favorite shows on television right now is 30 Rock. Lately I’ve been catching up on old episodes on Netflix, and I recently watched a clip that I thought was both hilarious and thought-provoking. In case you’ve never seen the show, it follows an SNL-like t.v. show created by head writer Liz Lemon,…
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Ghost Adventures

In honor of the holiday weekend I thought I would write a Halloween themed post. And I could think of no better way to kick it off than with a picture of my dog in her Halloween costume! We don’t normally dress her up, but the town where I live had a massive pumpkin festival…
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Boobquake

On the news this week I heard about a young woman who urged women to show off their cleavage on April 27th. She began this movement in protest against a Muslim leader who blamed natural disasters on female immodesty. The satirical aim of this gesture was to “test” his theory and see if the mass…
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