The High-Five Will Die With Gen Z

Gen Z is chock-full of gestures. From helicopter hands to “ice in my veins,” the next generation has created quite the catalog of recognizable moves. Teens and young adults have also loudly rejected what’s decidedly out of trend and laid to rest social norms that no longer serve them. One common gesture may be next.…

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Remembering Reality TV Decor of the Late 2000’s

With select seasons of The Bad Girls Club now available on Hulu, many viewers are taking a walk down memory lane to simpler times of reality TV gold. The BGC franchise lasted a whopping 17 seasons with additional spin-offs featuring fan-favorite bad girls. The show kicked off in 2006 and polarized audiences with the outspoken…

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Rock ‘n Roll Romance Is Back

We know plenty about sex, drugs, and rock ‘n roll, but pop culture history has also shown us a thing or two about sex, love, and rock ‘n roll between celebrities over the last several decades. In the year 2021, it’s making a comeback. At the top of the weekend, Hulu released the first-ever teaser…

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Why Billie Eilish ISN’T Body Positive

Ahead of her new album era Happier Than Ever, Billie Eilish stunned on the June cover of British Vogue this week with a new look. While she debuted platinum blonde hair featured on the cover on Instagram several weeks ago (in the third-most liked photo on the platform), the real reveal of the cover shoot…

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What Is Cheugy? The Once-Unnamed Style Explained

That’s so cheugy. #Cheugy has over half a million views on TikTok. But what does it mean? The up and coming phrase describes your hometown frenemy, extended family members or maybe even you, depending on what you’re into. According to Urban Dictionary, “cheugy” is defined as the opposite of trendy. The phrase can be applied…

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In Defense of Jack Black Being Hot

A body-positive clip from School of Rock (2003) has recently gone viral. As a result, almost 18 years after the childhood classic was released, folks on the internet are ready to admit star Jack Black is hot. The clip in question features a discussion between Black’s character, music teacher Dewey Finn, and his student Tamika,…

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Everyone is Getting Their Own Documentary Now

Everyone wants to feel “in” on something. That’s exactly why feature-length documentaries are a trending move for folks with something to sell, particularly musicians who have an album to promote. Demi Lovato’s latest Youtube Original series (she now has two), Dancing with the Devil, documents the star’s journey since her near-fatal drug overdose in 2018.…

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Is The “WAP” Era Bad for Women?

Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion stole the show at the 63rd Grammy Awards Sunday night with a controversial performance and the internet has spiraled because of it. The pair’s futuristic strip-club inspired performance of their No. 1 song “WAP” dropped several jaws Sunday, with clips of the artists’ thrusting and twerking moves soon after…

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How My TV Got Me Through the First Year of the Pandemic

When Trolls: World Tour premiered as a premium streaming option last Easter weekend, you would have thought I won tickets to Cannes Film Festival the way I was bouncing around the house at the prospect of a new movie. I might as well have, because both scenarios would’ve ultimately kept me at home anyway for…

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We Need To Talk About This WandaVision Makeup Look

Lipstick color, stylized wigs and nail shape. WandaVision on Disney+ takes audiences on a journey through the decades. One way filmmakers bring each era to life, in addition to meticulous set design and filming technique, is authentic hair and makeup for each character, which showcase trends through television history. While all eyes are on Elizabeth…

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