Why “What I’m Not Going To Buy” Anti-Hauls Are Ruling YouTube

(featured image courtesy of Kimberly Clark).   I stumbled across the YouTube phenomena of “Anti-hauls” and “What I’m Not Going To Buy” videos when I received the notice of┬áJackie Aina‘s latest upload with likewise words in the headline. (I subscribe to her channel). The featured image of the how-to guru looking very “Ehhhh” towards products surrounding her included the Shea Moisture haircare line and a … Continue reading Why “What I’m Not Going To Buy” Anti-Hauls Are Ruling YouTube

It’s A No For Me When It Comes To “Millennial Pink”

Oh, God! The Cut! Are we doing this! “Millennial…pink?” Last week, on the historic date of March 19, 2017, (in online journalism)┬áThe Cut officially tried to make millennial pink happen. According to Instagram, it’s already happening as It girl Hannah Bronfman used it as the caption for one of her photos the day after the listicle was published. The Cut‘s contribution is a somewhat revisionist … Continue reading It’s A No For Me When It Comes To “Millennial Pink”

Feminism, From The Je ne sais quoi of Dita Von Teese, Is A Beautiful Thing

The art of burlesque is a bit disregarded in the mainstream limelight. If not for the magnetic pull of Dita Von Teese, who has expounded her love for vintage beauty, dress, and entertainment into an impressive career, burlesque and the cabaret aesthetic would remain an extreme novelty for an already extremely niche audience. It’s not even in competition with the hypersexual nature of today’s Instagram … Continue reading Feminism, From The Je ne sais quoi of Dita Von Teese, Is A Beautiful Thing