Tag Archives: Popular Culture

Rihanna going back to Chris Brown doesn’t make her a “bad girl”

TweetI’ve noticed a theme emerging in the mainstream media of late.  Namely, the idea that singer Rihanna is a “bad girl.”  Yes, she has an album called, “A Good Girl Gone Bad,” and certainly is living the “rock star” lifestyle of late night partying  and traveling all over the world, but all too often these [...]
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Happy almost-weekend, ears!

TweetIt’s Friday morning! I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling pretty sluggish. And you know what gets me out of bed when I’m feeling sluggish? One Direction. Sometimes, after I’m done dancing around my apartment, I feel bad about doing it to One Direction, yikes, some of their lyrics. So after I’m done listening [...]
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Quentin Tarantino is trolling you and “Django Unchained” is awesome for what it is

TweetIf you found yourself upset about the new movie “Django Unchained,” your first mistake was probably listening to anything Quentin Tarantino said about his new film before it premiered. In an interview with The Daily Beast, Tarantino claimed his new movie “Django” is more authentic than the classic miniseries Roots and I’m here to tell you that Tarantino [...]
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Quick Hit: The Smiths believe in raising a girl in command of her own body

Tweet Let us all take notes on parenting girls to be self possessed women from Jada Pinkett Smith: A letter to a friend… This subject is old but I have never answered it in its entirety. And even with this post it will remain incomplete. The question why I would LET Willow cut her hair. [...]
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Did Chris Brown get a tattoo of a battered woman’s face?

TweetI’m so sick of writing about Chris Brown. I’m sick of constantly having to explain to victim blamers that Chris Brown was too quickly forgiven and Rihanna, his victim, was too quickly blamed for her assault. But now, hopefully, folks will once and for all view Chris Brown as the awful person he is. Brown [...]
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