“What maketh a lifestyle brand?” Shakespeare never asked, but surely would have, if he were still waxing poetic today. Easy: the perfect union of blonde hair, blue eyes, and white skin.
With so much available to us on the Internet, it seems, we’ve begun avoiding even the most mundane experiences of daily life. So, yesterday, I forced myself to look up and spell out what I was seeing, talking to myself essentially as a newborn.
Emma Woolf is the British journalist who wrote the recent Daily Beast piece “Girls is Bad for Women.” The article is a pseudo-feminist takedown of the HBO show that so blatantly misses the larger points of feminism it almost feels like an intentional joke.
“Try not to freeze up like a nervous ten year old when attractive strangers get into elevators with you. This is not TV–you’re not about to make out.” And more wise words from me to myself, after the jump…
Though Kanye has made it clear that this is the summer of leading, not following (or more specifically: being a dick, not a swallower) I can’t help but trail the crowd that’s […]
The latest Mad Men episode, “The Flood,” got me thinking about escapism – that temporary panacea that most of us turn to repeatedly, since our intentions in doing so are easily camouflaged […]