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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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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Grooming in FX’s A Teacher

FX on Hulu is treading lightly with the new miniseries, A Teacher. The show, which premiered three episodes Tuesday, follows an illicit relationship between a high school English teacher and her student. Seemingly ripped from any number of tabloid headlines in the last two decades, the premise of A Teacher is not particularly new or…

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Is Teen Joy Obsolete?

Were your teen years good to you? For many, the answer to that question may be confounding. My experience as a teenager was, in short, a mixed bag. The answer to that question for characters in Netflix’s new teen drama series Grand Army, on the other hand, would be a hard “no.” The series, which…

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Mental Health Horror

The arrival of everyone’s favorite spooky season may be the harbinger of something more frightening than the ghouls, goblins and ghosts afoot this month: seasonal depression. For many, the crisp autumn air may be a refreshing change of pace from a scorching summer. The crunch of leaves and carved pumpkins on front steps often bring…

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YOU’s Beck Was The Worst… And Here’s Why

The following article contains You (2018) spoilers. You, the unexpected smash erotic-thriller hit on Netflix, is fabulous. Who would have thought that Lifetime could produce a series palatable for those under 50? The basis of the series is expectedly of the juicy, sinister Lifetime variety. Yet, the series that follows a charming psychopath is peppered with…

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Bloody Valentine: I Love True Crime

A little about me: I’m the cat lady demographic Law and Order thrives on. I don’t keep it a secret I have a darker side to my interests, but since the horror market has gone a little dry as of late, I’ve turned to the more factually inspired this winter. I’ve always loved true crime. Blame it…

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The New Paramount Network Is Made For Female 20-Somethings

This past week, network programming waved goodbye to the 15-year-old Spike TV network and officially welcomed the re-branded Paramount Network. Other than a new association with a major film company, the quiet premiere of Paramount Network doesn’t initially forecast any waves made against the primetime giants. The new network does, however, show exciting promise– hinting…

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Black Museum is Scarier Than Anything Coming Out in 2018

The first month of the year is often met with optimism– we are certain of all the good things coming our way in the next 52 weeks. Prosperity, new beginnings and– of course– new media. I hate to put an end to that optimism, but there is a glaring issue in the upcoming year I…

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MY JAWBREAKERS WOMEN OF THE YEAR

What. A. Year. The voices of 2017 were anything but quiet. I consider this a year of so much passion, courage and expression for women. As 2017 comes to a close, and we reflect upon peaks and pits, I wanted to celebrate women that really did it this year. Here are the females in media that made…

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