Femininity Doesn’t Limit Your Intelligence

Yesterday I decided to snack on some cookies during break at my internship with a fellow intern. My mom sent me back to school with Pumpkin Spice Milanos from fall break, and I stashed them in my car for a snack emergency such as this. I casually offered my colleague a cookie and she shook…

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10 MORE Feminist Horror Flicks To Watch This October (+Diversity)

I was so excited to kick off the month with my article 13 Feminist Horror Flicks To Watch This October, certain I had planted a seed of femi-wisdom into the Halloween season. That excitement remained until a dear friend of mine politely inquired why my list was so white. To my own disbelief, I scrolled through my work to…

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13 Feminist Horror Flicks To Watch This October

If October means to you what it does me, this month is all about movies, movies, movies. Scary ones, to be exact. The horror genre consistently pushes the boundaries of norm and challenges constructions of our everyday world– including gender. It’s often been said in critical circles that the horror genre is one of the only that…

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Kylie and Khloé Might Be Pregnant & You Should Mind Your Business

The devil may work hard, but Kris Jenner works harder. Seriously, Keeping Up turned 10 the same week not one– but TWO– sisters garnered major pregnancy rumors. There are no coincidences under Kris’ reign. And while nothing is confirmed by the family themselves, everywhere from TMZ to People Magazine is reporting, in confidence, that Kylie Jenner and…

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Child Stars & Feminism in Annabelle: Creation

The following article contains Annabelle: Creation (2017) spoilers. Annabelle: Creation is the fourth installment in James Wan’s The Conjuring cinematic universe. This film, of course, has James Wan written all over it– everything from the skillful dolly shots to spooky background attention-getters. Annabelle: Creation follows the famous Wan formula meticulously, which is why many claim this film is the weakest in the…

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Revenge Porn and Rob Kardashian

One evening around 2009 or 2010, I was piddling around on my Dell Ispiron like any other middle schooler my age. I basically had to teach myself internet safety, often fast-clicking out of phishing websites and discovering the seedier parts of the internet upon accident. A site my friends and I loved at the time…

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Neo-feminism?: Wonder Woman Movie Review

The following article contains spoilers from Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman (2017). With it’s immaculate Rotten Tomatoes score and mega hype on the box office front, I figured it would be foolish not to go see DC’s new Wonder Woman. And I must say, it met every one of my expectations. On Saturday I had a movie viewing…

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Does Rihanna Deserve the Video Vanguard Award?

Earlier this week, MTV announced that Rihanna would be presented with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2016 Video Music Awards. The award is considered the premier honor of the night, in which the artist is expected to perform an epic medley and give a heartfelt speech upon receiving the award. Naturally, Rihanna’s…

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Girl Powered Summer Blockbusters – Get Used to It

There is nothing quite like going to a see a summer blockbuster. The experience takes me back to the times I would walk to the downtown theater with my dad in elementary school or as a preteen meeting up with a gaggle of my classmates. The summer movie-going experience is unexplainably special; the air feels…

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Serial Dating Hate Explained

June 1, 2016, media outlets received word that the 15 month relationship between Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris had ended. June 14, 2016, Taylor Swift was photographed with Tom Hiddleston, her new boyfriend, nestled on a beach. The photos featured the two kissing with their limbs intertwined. Since then Tom and Taylor— or HiddleSwift, if…

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