Gender roles at your fingertips
I noticed the iPhone commercials base themselves on traditional gender roles. When a woman advertises it, the commercial is centered on how it’s so convenient for her and her family. When a man advertises the phone, he mentions how it’s useful for going out and being independent. I understand Apple is trying to target certain consumers—or maybe they’re just trying to...
He felt a loneliness he’d not known since he was a child and he felt wholly...– - Cormac McCarthy, All the Pretty Horses
Are dead rockstars better off dead? I wonder if dying of an overdose was the best high they ever had… Are they better off than those rockers who have slowly faded from the limelight? Who now live reminiscing about their prime?
I came across an article on CNN.com today about the poor state of the American education system. I was SO excited because someone was publicly stating what I’ve been realizing over the past two to three years. I always thought something was wrong with me because I’ve never really been able to get the type of grades I know I’m capable of. I’m not an A...
Baa, baa, black sheep. Have you any wool?
Two of my aunts are visiting from San Antonio. I didn’t get a very warm welcome. From one of my aunts, anyway; I don’t care too much about the other. I’m thinking it’s ‘cause they know I’m gay. My girlfriend spent Thanksgiving and Christmas with us, so that’s how they came to know. But yes, these aunts are religious and proudly so. I don’t mind that...