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An exposé on myself

I could sit here and tell you my last three Buzzfeed quiz results: “Which random female celebrity are you?” Cobie Smulders. “We can tell you who you are in 12 questions.” A spontaneous perfectionist with a surprising penchant for adventure. “Which classic American dessert are you, based on your food choices?” Apple pie. If this doesn’t…

Breaking the bubble

When I think of the words “1950s housewife,” the adjective that comes to mind is “trapped.” Many women living their lives as a housewife felt trapped within the confines of their own home, the very place where they were supposed to feel safe. Experiences of depression, anxiety and “hysteria” were common amongst housewives as they…

Don’t look down

In case you didn’t hear, Kim Kardashian West was robbed at gunpoint in her hotel room in Paris earlier this October. Several masked men dressed as police broke into the star’s hotel room at the No Address Hotel, where she was later bound and gagged as the intruders stole $10 million worth of jewelry.

‘Hail Hydra’?

**SPOILERS** Captain America is supposed to represent the good values of the American everyman. Marvel realizes this, and fans realize this. But recently Marvel faced a conundrum. How do you keep a character like Captain America popular in a complex moral world? As of this week, we’ve found that the answer is that you don’t.…

The Little Things

Recently, you may have seen the video in which a very excited woman, Candace, puts on a Chewbacca mask that she bought at Kohl’s. If you have yet to see the video, you should definitely take a few moments to watch it here. Wasn’t that joyous? Watching this video made me think about how many…

Cancelled

For the duration of the past few weeks, television networks have basically slaughtered their fall lineup. At this point, and the cancellations aren’t over yet, there’s a good chunk of the television that we have grown accustomed to that has been cancelled. From behemoths of shows like “American Idol” and “America’s Next Top Model” and fan…