If you’re into art – illustrations particularly – it might not hurt to take a moment and look up #VisibleWomen on Twitter. A significant number of female artists have taken to social media to show their work: I'm Maria, I Continue reading Art Gallery Twitter-style with #VisibleWomen
Yes, Sony did put a scene in Peter Rabbit about severe food allergies. Yes, it is a serious subject. No, it probably wasn’t necessary for anyone to start calling for boycotts. It’s been a long time since our society responded Continue reading Misspent Outrage about ‘Peter Rabbit’
Fans of Deadpool have been waiting for teasers and trailers from the upcoming sequel, but they probably weren’t expecting this: So, millions of people will never think of Bob Ross the same way again! Does this mean that the sequel Continue reading Happy Trees with Deadpool?
Over the past few days, there has been a pile of righteously indignant (and ridiculing) posts on social media about the fact that GQ decided to make Colin Kaepernick their “Citizen of the Year.” While the general sentiments of people Continue reading Media and Participation Trophies
If you’re not measuring that in hundreds (if not thousands) of dollars, maybe you need to think twice about grabbing that iPhone X. Several weeks ago when I forced myself to watch the product reveal from Apple, I was pretty Continue reading How Much Do You Love iPhone?
Fats Domino is no longer with us, since he died today at age 89 of natural causes. One thing is certain, though. His music will undoubtedly continue to live on, just as it has for all the years since he Continue reading Farewell Fats Domino
Earlier this month, Bryan Adams and Bruce Springsteen took to the stage in Toronto during the Invictus Games. A video of them performing together showed up on YouTube: Many people would say that this was an unlikely duo, but they Continue reading Bruce Springsteen, Bryan Adams and Aging Rock Stars
Alyssa Milano opened the proverbial can of worms by posting on Twitter: If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet. pic.twitter.com/k2oeCiUf9n — Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) October 15, 2017 This lead to an Continue reading Sexual Assault, Harassment, and ‘Me Too’
As a girl, I would ask my mother, “Why can’t I have curls?” She’d always frown a little, and remind me that our hair is straight. My grandmother would get permanent waves, and my mother ended up nearly losing her Continue reading In Praise of Cultural Appropriation
I want to start going to a fitness center, and since I broached the subject in front of some family members, they helpfully offered the advice that I should double-check what my health insurance offers. It makes some sense, since Continue reading Where Has All the Health Insurance Gone?