Yes, it's hard to believe that ABC’s The Bachelorette and the works of Jane Austen could be mentioned in the same sentence. Even though Austen is several centuries before our time, both are cultural phenomenas of the modern age. The Bachelorette has been going strong on American televisions for about 15 years, while movie and … Continue reading The Bachelorette and…Jane Austen??
You know you’ve seen it. Buzzfeed article celebrating Jennifer Lawrence’s latest awkward/funny/adorable interview. The Facebook link your friends are posting about which character from Friends you’re most like. And probably, like me, you’ve read these, clicked through them, and amused yourself for a few minutes more. With technology linking people, our celebrity culture has amplified. You … Continue reading Celebrity Infatuation: How thinking you’re “just like Jennifer Lawrence” could be damaging
Oh Facebook. How many times do I find myself with some free time (you know, the times when I babysit my nephew and he's sleeping) and I can get into that book I've been trying to start, and...I'm actually scrolling at an insane speed on my iPhone through my newsfeed, trying to catch something interesting. Well, today … Continue reading “The New Girl” of 21st Century Feminism