On Sunday, October 9, whether you browsed social media or watched TV, the buzzword of the night was “pussy.” While I wasn’t aghast, but absolutely entertained. In the span of two days, a word, cringe-worthy by contemporary standards, had received a significant re-assessment of meaning by women fighting the (patriarchal, chauvinistic) power of the media and savagery politics. As the second Presidential debate was upon us that … Continue reading The Pussy Stays: How A Controversial Word Gained A Rebirth
It’s been declared by many online that this year’s Black History Month may have been the “Blackest” one yet. Beyonce snatched our just grown back edges with her “Formation” video and electrifying ode to The Black Panthers during the Super Bowl 50 Half-Time Show. Kendrick Lamar gave a compelling performance at the Grammys as he also took home Best Rap Album for To Pimp A Butterfly. The … Continue reading The Sneaker Releases That Celebrated Black History Month 2016 This February
I am baffled as to what could’ve compelled the long-standing magazine Cosmopolitan to herald the gold-plated label of “America’s First Family” to the controversial set of the Kardashians (and the Jenners). Inside of its actual pages, I’m sure that they were referring to them as the first family of TV, social media, and celebrity influence. And there’s no arguing there. Everyone evidently can’t stand the … Continue reading Why Did Cosmopolitan Call The Kardashians ‘The First Family’?