Before we kill Hollywood, we need to have a clear understanding of what we want disrupted, and if we are willing to be a bit wiser; and why?
Is post production the First World Foxconn? Two blog posts present different aspects of the same global problem.
I’m a huge fan of Marshall McLuhan. The offices of the modern workforce are plagued by a lack of understanding communication mediums and how they affect messages. As one minor example I’d offer: if you’re sending an email without a subject, shouldn’t it be a text message instead? Anyway… Imagine my surprise when I stumbled upon […]
Following up on my last post about a Georgetown University student’s Master Thesis about Bravo’s Real Housewives franchise is an UMass Amherst doctoral dissertation about Bravo offers interesting commentary on the #RHODC
I had the pleasure of stumbling upon a Georgetown University Master’s thesis about Bravo’s Real Housewives franchise while conducting research for this blog. The thesis title is: The Real Housewives of Postfeminism: False Agency and the Internalization of Patriarchy on Reality Television and it explores some fascinating aspects of The Real Housewives franchise. I was […]
I’m noticing a trend that I wanted to share. It seems like the contemporary plays I’m reading have much more scenes than the older ones. For example: Bethany – 2013 – 10 scenes (and only 43 pages!) She Kills Monsters – 2011 – 17 scenes Reasons to be Pretty – 2008 – 8 scenes (with […]
Ultimately, what’s so bothersome about Dance Moms and so much of its ilk is that they aim to confirm biases, not to subvert them. This. Good entertainment surprises us. We don’t need more of the same. Dance Moms; and the broken promise of reality television