Event producers, advertising sponsors and booking agents have successfully monetized every aspect of the "festival experience," from the actual ticket to the branded festival grounds themselves. When did festivals become more about money than music?
Maybe it's because I'm currently working from Los Angeles, the mecca of discriminating in the name of social demand, or maybe it's because I've heard this phrase at least a dozen plus times this week alone -- but can we talk about the term "basic b*tch," please?
The increasing hyper-sexualization of female celebrities in the end should not be justified as pro-feminism. It is instead an embodiment of the traditional patriarchal ideal in which women live to please men.
Young and Beautiful sounds like a terrible soap opera, but this French film by the director of Swimming Pool centers on a teenager with a secret life as a blasé sex worker. (Actually, maybe it could be a soap opera...) Let's just hope mom doesn't find out!
Rumors began circulating that the same person who posted the original photo of The Dress was about to unleash a photo of a Pair of Shoes on Tumblr. Therapists' phones began ringing off the hook.
Just watching "The Bachelor" to make fun of other people's highly entertaining foibles and personality flaws would not be honorable. Bettering ourselves in the process makes it meaningful. See, this is God's work we're doing here, people!:
Since what gains popularity is decided in large by the people and not corporate sponsors, one thing is drastically clear: Internet users are hungry for science content and humor. There's no doubt that science is blowing up like a nuclear reactor.
Let's fill the void in the Internet and analyze "The Dress" from a business angle. After all, many conflicts arise when working with people with different perspectives.
A notable and transformative shift has taken place at NBC. The network has chosen to bet its Thursday night on more serious dramas in hopes of aligning its programming with the viewing preferences of American audiences.
Before the movie came out, we had a list of 10 ways we hoped the movie would improve upon the book. Let's see how it faired below. Then we'll cover the pleasant surprises and less expected disappointments.
The oversimplification and sense of humor injected into these complex and heavy issues, can actually be quite helpful in the classroom. Students that feel less equipped or confident to enter the conversation about these issues are much more willing to contribute if they are able to do so in a way that is more of a discussion about the show and the characters.
"Queens," or men who defy gender norms and dress as women, have always been present in the LGBTQ community and pop culture. Their journey has been long, but as a society we have progressed to a level of acceptance which has unfortunately not always been a part of our culture.
I'm anxious to see how the general audience accepts a sitcom about an Asian-American family in this social media age. I'm anxious to see if it will change the way people look at one another in everyday life.
You expect your partner to take you to an overpriced prix fixe dinner in a place that looks like pink and red exploded everywhere and you'll be dreadfully disappointed if this doesn't happen. You don't care what it costs, or even if it's fun; you just want to see some streamers.
Tomorrow night is the end of an era. A very sweet era. Parenthood, the show that has captured us for six seasons is bidding its adieu. I love the show. With passion.
Screaming teenage girls got a lot of attention in 1964 and they're the ones immortalized in the black and white footage, but the largest number of first-generation Beatle fans were actually boys and girls between five and 10 years old -- boomers born in the mid-to-late 1950s.