“So Katy Perry can't wear a little Tinkerbell outfit on Sesame Street, but it's fine for Elmo to run around without any pants? I'm confused."
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Last week on “
’s Next Top Model,” we witnessed what seems to increasingly be a staple of the series in recent cycles: the out-of-judging panel elimination. Immediately following their stunning makeovers (seriously, that was one of the best rounds of makeovers the show has ever had!), the contestants were asked to pose in a few photos and their performance (i.e. how they handle their new looks in a picture) was critiqued by coach J. Alexander and on-set coordinator Jay Manuel. The one who received the worst critique was immediately ousted from the competition. That unlucky soul was 24 year-old Terra of Arlington, Texas. America
Monday, September 20, 2010
So, I wonder if there are any fellow America’s Next Top Model fans who were just as perturbed as I was by the results of last Wednesday’s elimination ceremony (the first of this new cycle). Anamaria, the 19-year-old from
, was given the boot for one of the most unfair, and frankly hurtful, reasons ever from the ANTM judging panel. Granted, Anamaria seemed rather mouthy and conceited throughout her brief time on the show, but her attitude was not the chief factor that played in her departure. Queens, New York
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
When Jane Lynch recently took home a much deserved Emmy award in August for her performance on "Glee," the folks at feministing.com were quick to laud her and her work in bringing Sue's special brand of "faux feminism" to life on the small screen. "Faux feminism"-- I couldn't have said it better myself (or with the same succinct alliteration). Sue's brand of "womanly empowerment" does seem to contradict many of the ideals which have been laid out by feminists over the years.