Finally, it seems like we are making progress. When the #MeToo movement first started, it had the potential to fade into oblivion: another casualty of lazy social media activism. However, with the first month of 2018 over, the movement has proven to be the very opposite. The brave women behind #MeToo are not going away…. Read more »
Author: Sarah Jane Weill
How to Apologize for Sexual Assault
*This article is a piece of satire* It’s a stressful time for white, powerful men. Every day it seems there’s a brand new sexual assault accusation. Countless women within the last two months have been coming forward and calling out successful movie producers, comedians, talk show hosts, and government officials. These men have been tarnished,… Read more »
The Laziness of Typing #MeToo
#MeToo: two words, five letters. So what? This last week it has been impossible to scroll through Facebook newsfeeds, in particular, and not come across this hashtag or phrase time and time again. In the wake of the disgusting revelations about Harvey Weinstein and other prominent male figures using their positions of power to sexually… Read more »
Equal Athleticism, Unequal Appreciation
Less than a month after the 2016 Rio Olympics, Michael Phelps was on the “Tonight Show” cracking a raw egg on his forehead. Yes, the most decorated Olympian of all time lost to Jimmy Fallon, the show’s host, in a game of “Egg Roulette,” in which contestants pull and crack eggs from a carton containing… Read more »
Blast from the Past: The Phenomenon of Television Reboots
Rebooting might be an exciting new trend in television, but is it always the best idea?
Beyond Binge-Watching: The Evolution of Television
As the experience of watching television is changing, the medium itself is evolving for the better.
More Than Just an Award: Viola Davis’ Historic Emmy Win
This historic accomplishment not only indicates greater recognition for the work of minority actors and actresses, but more importantly heralds a broader shift in American media.