You might not be recording Lifetime’s new reality makeover show, Girlfriend Intervention. And that’s okay. What you should watch, though, is the hilarious parody below.
The tagline for the original show is pretty self-explanatory: “Inside every white girl is a strong black woman ready to bust out.” So, four experts assist with the usual lifestyle improvement that has been the norm since Stacy and Clinton were telling you What Not to Wear: ... Read More
We already know the results of this ever-Sisyphean exercise: no. Surprise, everyone! Neither Martin Scorcese, Scott Rudin (and I wanna say technically) Spike Jonze managed to make films this year in which two even vaguely compelling female characters talk to one another about something that isn't a boy. On the other hand, two other Best Picture nominated films that this snarky viewer considered problematic-re-their-female-portrayals-at-best (Dallas Buyers Club and ... Read More
BY Intern Lilly
on Sep 12, 2012
Victoria’s Secret—always a feminist favorite—recently decided to add a dash of racism to their usual objectification roster. Their new line, called “Go East,” features lots of what they call “touches of eastern delight.”
I don’t think that there’s necessarily wrong with a clothing company, or a lingerie company, incorporating some pretty Japanese-style flowers. That in itself isn’t racism, it’s globalization. But, in a piece on ... Read More