Our Phones May Be Connected, but Are We?

For my Media + Cultural Criticism class we were asked to write on a piece of technology and the impacts it’s had on society (either positive or negative). I chose to write on smart phones because as somewhat of an iphone/social media addict this is something I’ve been thinking a lot about lately… Just a […]

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If I Benched 180lbs, Would that Make Me a Man?

If I benched 180lbs, would that make me a man? If you could see a six pack through my shirt, would that make me a man? Would I be a man if I had bigger biceps, stronger calf muscles, broader shoulders? What if I were six feet tall? If I could throw back twenty beers […]

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Kim, Kourtney, and Khloe: Meet the ‘Joneses’

Here is a paper I wrote for my Television & Culture class – I’m not sure if it’s what my professor was looking for, but it makes for a good blog! (and that is, after all, what really matters lol)  The phrase ‘keeping up with the Joneses’ refers to one’s need to stay ‘on top’ […]

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