Betrayed in your private life, betrayed in the workplace…
Do we notice ageist stereotypes on TV?
Cultural influences + personal preference = Country Pleasure in Good Measure.
First, I stumbled into the observations of Lisa at Amid Privilege. Her commentary on the depiction of smart women on television – or rather, their relative flatness as compared to their male counterparts – offers an interesting opening to a broader topic of discussion. When it comes to men, endearingly quirky characters are tolerated and […]
A recent article appearing on the Wall Street Journal Blog reports on statistics tying patterns of unhealthy eating to personality types. A recent article appearing in the Daily Mail (UK) Online offers up images of plus size model Katya Zharkova in the nude, to lively discussion of what is beautiful, what is “normal,” and what […]
Judge not, or…
OMG. I couldn’t help myself. I watched the Atlanta Housewives last night. OMG. (Did I say that already?) I know Reality TV is not reality. I know Bravo TV looks for bigger-than-life characters, unapologetic opulence, and then edits edits edits to shape the on air antics into whatever suits. After all, it’s entertainment. Nonetheless, this […]