Month: May 2015

Watching Sexist Movies as a Feminist

I was watching VERTIGO the other day, and I decided: watching old, classic films can be really difficult for a feminist. I mean, I know that society has progressed since the 50’s, but it still makes me cringe to see a woman get trampled on by men because “that’s how

Mumma Mia

Happy Mother’s Day, everyone! For this week’s post, I’d like to tell everyone just how amazing my Mumma is. Let’s start with a little history lesson. March 2, 1989. The Melville twins were born. We were planned (or at least a birth was planned — though twins run in the

An Ode to Phoebe Buffay (on Social Anxiety)

As many of you may already know, all ten seasons of Friends got put on Netflix a few months back. I loved the show growing up, and now that I’m the same age the characters were in Season 1, I love it even more: a lot more things make sense,

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