I’m going to encourage you all to break the first rule of Jane Austen’s Fight Club, and talk about the “trailer” for Jane Austen’s Fight Club. If you haven’t seen this YouTube meme yet, here it is, with transcription: The vid opens on an idyllic mountain scene, which shifts to a field of flowers. Soft
Yeah, so I’m not sure why Lilith Fair’s 2010 anniversary has Ke$ha in it. IN FACT I AM KINDA PISSED ABOUT THAT ACTUALLY. I think the video’s a cute parody of chauvinism. A surprisingly catchy tune about getting tested for HIV/AIDS. GRRRRRRRRRRR Why was Larissa Lai’s book Salt Fish Girl made into a play in
I’ve always wanted a discussion of this video – is it feminist? Anti-feminist? Something else? – and Midweek Media seems like a perfect opportunity. To transcribe a six minute video with the level of detail Revena devotes to commercials would take thousands of words, so I’m brush-stroking it and you can read the lyrics here.
It’s nothing new. Several Green Bay Packers are alleged to have sexually assaulted two women who came to their rented condo. The police have released all but one of the men and are still investigating that man. What’s really interesting about this case is a comment thread at CNN. There’s a sickening ton of the
Phil Lord and Chris Miller posted a faux commercial they had made in 1998, designed for “a series of educational shorts about action figures based on historical figures,” to their YouTube channel on May 4th. People I know have been sending me links to it almost daily since. And, you know? I actually watch it
The video’s been pulled from YouTube, but I can describe it: Several female dancers wear black and red lingerie-style bikinis with extremely short skirts and black dance shoes with knee socks (with red lace at the top). They are white-skinned with glossy hair, and their bodies are slim. They dance to Beyonce’s “Single Ladies.” Many
Janelle Monae’s newest music video is set at an insane asylum where dancing has been forbidden due to its connection to illegal magics. This music video inspired Erykah Badu’s “Window Seat.” Here’s an interview with more info. OMG This blogger rocks. Quotes from the post: Then there’s the way the meaning of the refrain—all the