What We Talk About When We Talk About Advertising

I was recently having a conversation with Lauredhel about pushbacks to feminist discussions about advertising. Feminist critiques of ad campaigns meet with responses ranging from ‘don’t you have something more important to do’ to ‘it’s advertising, what do you expect.’ I think what some of these critiques miss is that feminist conversations about advertising do […]

Glee and the Great Dichotomy

So. Let’s talk about Glee now that we’ve had a bit of breathing room without new episodes being crammed down our throats every week. The argument that I most commonly see used to ‘explain’ the show to people like me who don’t like it, or people who like it but don’t like the depictions, is […]