The Bynes Reflection

First of all I just wanted to say that I have immensely enjoyed blogging for this subject. I’m a thinker and what this task has given me is an outlet for my ideas and thoughts. I believe I’ve addressed the topics well, definitely not perfectly but I hope I’ve met the requirements. Before I go though allow me to talk about some of the ideas I’ve found particularly interesting through the curious case of Amanda Bynes. Miss Amanda Bynes has had an extremely turbulent few years. First a DUI, then she’s arrested for throwing drug paraphernalia out of a moving … Continue reading The Bynes Reflection

Serious Time

Adventure Time started off as a cult hit but then grew into a generational phenomenon. It’s premise is incredibly simple and almost cliche in the way that it is similar to many other children’s programs. For such an aesthetically childish program it manages to confront, or at least allude to, many adult and important topics. The recent two part conclusion to season 5 included such themes as guilt, responsibility, greed, and most complexly the relation between hope and totalitarian governments. The 2013 episode “Wizards Only, Fools” is about a character, made of candy, regaining his health. Princess Bubblegum, being the … Continue reading Serious Time

The Signs Are Concrete – yet we are not listening

  “You’re supposed to sell your body in a way that’s like… it’s OK to be sexy when it benefits everyone else. Most of the people who had a problem with it were men. At this point, I feel like I’m doing a bad job of being a feminist if I’m not making someone angry.” But I’m making art and doing things that are true to my work. I’m not trying to sell my body. But it’s my body to sell if I did want to! This kind of cover isn’t even what sells – what sells is your face, shot by … Continue reading The Signs Are Concrete – yet we are not listening