Posts Tagged ‘music’

Weighing in on weight & pop culture

When we think about stereotypes in the media we consume, I’d assume that for most of us the immediate focus on race and gender. It is likely the easiest way to think critically about popular culture–in casual conversation or even for those term papers. But when we begin to think even deeper than those two [...]

KGOY & The Case of Willow Smith

It has only been a day since the release of Willow Smith’s video for her debut single “Whip My Hair”, and yet everyone I know has not only seen the video, but developed some sort of opinion relating to it. I had heard this single a month or so ago and was shocked to find [...]

Love [Shouldn't Be] A Battlefield: Eminem & Domestic Violence

I apologize for the lack of posts as of late! Here is a modified excerpt from a paper I wrote recently, and I felt it to be appropriate considering that October is Sexual Assault Awareness Month at Tufts, not to mention Domestic Violence Awareness Month nationally. [More info on SAAM at Tufts can be found [...]