Tagged: Girls

anti-hero

The Ascent of the Female Anti-Hero

The ‘man-child’ phenomenon has existed for a while — in laymen’s terms: a grown man, nearing the age of 30, who remains unacceptably reliant on others for basic life functions. Buzzfeed did the honors of compiling a list of 23 characteristics that define a man-child, perhaps at the helm, “he...

Looking

Was Looking Ahead of Its Time?

  More than ever, it’s difficult to determine what’s going to stick and resonate with television viewers. Will a new series on Netflix be the next big thing? What did Empire do different from other network television series to breakout? There isn’t a formula for success with any type of...

self worth

The Necessity of Teaching Girls Their Self-Worth

  “If you could only be pretty or smart, which one would you be?” A whole decade later and I can still remember the question posed to me in the 6th grade lunch room. If I were granted only one of these coveted traits, which would it be? Would I...

Girls

HBO’s Girls to Premiere Jan. 11

  HBO’s lauded comedy Girls is slated to premiere Sunday, January 11th, hopefully picking up where Lena Dunham’s brilliant hilarity left off in season 3. Critics argue that the show’s characters have undergone obscure changes, becoming unrecognizable from prior seasons, but Dunham’s succès d’estime is intrinsic to this very notion.   The cast of Girls...

Why People Should Stop Boob-Shaming Immediately

Today I’d like to speak out against a despicable trend in American culture: boob-shaming. For those of you not in the know, boob-shaming is when a girl or woman is made to feel ashamed of herself due to her naturally large ta-ta’s. From the time her knockers begin to show...