The Power Of A Social Audience: SNL Hires Sasheer Zamata, Leslie Jones & LaKendra Tookes
Society & Culture

The Power Of A Social Audience: SNL Hires Sasheer Zamata, Leslie Jones & LaKendra Tookes

The key here is for an at-risk industry to take advantage of opportunities to listen to and engage their audiences. Television audiences are of all races, genders, religions, sexualities, and backgrounds. I’ve always seen pop culture as kind of a lens with which we can evaluate the way we’re seeing ourselves. Continue reading

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Our Reproductive Rights Still Aren’t Safe
Feminism / Society & Culture

Our Reproductive Rights Still Aren’t Safe

Roe v. Wade was passed over four decades ago, and yet women around the country are still having their reproductive rights questioned, infringed upon and violated by mostly old, white men, who have no concept of the decision they are trying to make for us all. Continue reading

CONFESSION: I Won’t Tell My Kids About Santa – Am I a Grinch?
Confessions / Society & Culture

CONFESSION: I Won’t Tell My Kids About Santa – Am I a Grinch?

I have never understood why people teach their kids about Santa Claus.  If and when (probably when) I decide to have children, I will not be bringing them up with Santa as a part of their Christmas traditions. Sure, I believed when I was little, but finding out the truth really didn’t change Christmas for … Continue reading