Arguably, whether bound to another person’s wellbeing, the possession of a desired object, or even “proximity to a social ideal,” happiness is always dependent on something other than the individual who feels it.
Her value as a romantic partner and as an on-screen character begins and, quite dramatically, ends with her ability to serve even to the point of self-sacrifice. Continue reading Samantha As Spectral Feminine: Mind, Body & Gender in Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’
Although many argue that Michel has always been coded as gay, show creator, Amy Sherman-Palladino, has shifted her opinions on the subject from the time to time, leaving fans and critics to write their own backstory for the character. Continue reading Michel Gerard, 16 Years In The Life: A Screen Cultures Analysis of the Racial and Sexual Identity of Yanic Truesdale’s ‘Gilmore Girls’ Character
It is not unlike many of the Walt Disney parks in Orlando, FL, and this familiarity alleviates some of the uneasiness we may experience entering this world. Continue reading Katy Perry’s “Oblivia”: A Pop Princess’s Re-Telling Of The Cultural Dupes Narrative
Perhaps, what is most striking is the upsurge of political interest this has sparked in traditionally apolitical forums. Continue reading Sex, Make-up and Donald Trump: Cosmopolitan, Teen Vogue Tackle Political News Reporting