Tagged: pop culture


STILL Hot For Teacher

My first love is dead. Like millions of girls (and undoubtedly quite a few boys) growing up in the 60s, my first crush was on Russell Johnson, who played Roy Hinkley, known to generations...


Lily’s Right, It IS Hard Out Here

Lily Allen’s new video for Hard Out Here got me thinking. My first thought was that it’s great when a mainstream female artist draws attention to sexism, misogyny and double standards. My second thought...

VMA shocker is hypocrisy 10

In Defense of Miley Cyrus

Everybody, let’s stop with the slut-shaming. Her performance at the VMAs is upsetting, but not for the reasons you think. The furor and shock and vitriol strike me as the height of hypocrisy and...