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GIVING STARS AWAY: WHY THE WALK OF FAME IS NOT AS MONUMENTAL AS IT ONCE WERE

“Their value is just not the same.” the walk of fame So many people in American society have always wanted to visit the Hollywood Walk of Fame. But for the performers that have been immortalized on the walk, it’s something much bigger. Anyone in… Continue Reading “GIVING STARS AWAY: WHY THE WALK OF FAME IS NOT AS MONUMENTAL AS IT ONCE WERE”

YOU ARE WHAT YOU WATCH: HOW THE ENTERTAINMENT WE CONSUME SAYS A LOT ABOUT WHO WE ARE

“We watch it, it sucks but we keep watching, why?” what we watch You ever hear the term you are what you eat? But what about you are what you watch? Many people tune into television programming or watch films not knowing that they… Continue Reading “YOU ARE WHAT YOU WATCH: HOW THE ENTERTAINMENT WE CONSUME SAYS A LOT ABOUT WHO WE ARE”

FLEETING FAME: WHY I THINK REALITY TELEVISION IS NOT GOING AWAY

“We watch they fall apart, we continue to watch.” reality unfolding Reality television has always been an aspect of American life. We look at the Kardashian’s television and seem to think they were these creators of reality TV. But when you look back in… Continue Reading “FLEETING FAME: WHY I THINK REALITY TELEVISION IS NOT GOING AWAY”

REALITY FICTION: HOW REALITY TELEVISION IS RUINING ENTERTAINMENT

“I can do what they do.” We are constantly being introduced to some new reality television show. No matter if the show revolves around married couples to game shows with cash prizes. They are spread throughout every aspect of mass media. We patronize them… Continue Reading “REALITY FICTION: HOW REALITY TELEVISION IS RUINING ENTERTAINMENT”

THE K AND J EFFECT: WHY THE KARDASHIAN-JENNERS ARE SO APPEALING TO THE MASSES

“They’re young, rich, beautiful, and influencers.” For the past ten years, we have been inundated with the presence of the Kardashian-Jenner family. From the reality series of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, to their numerous business ventures. This family has grown into a nearly… Continue Reading “THE K AND J EFFECT: WHY THE KARDASHIAN-JENNERS ARE SO APPEALING TO THE MASSES”

HER WORD IS WORD: THE SLIPPERY SLOPE OF RAPE IN OUR SOCIETY

“No joking matter.” Recently in the news, there was an incident on the reality television show Bachelor in Paradise. Two co-stars in the show Corinne Olympios and DeMario Jackson were hanging out together. Their casual hangout with drinks took a turn and eventually they… Continue Reading “HER WORD IS WORD: THE SLIPPERY SLOPE OF RAPE IN OUR SOCIETY”

REALITY WORLD: WHY ARE PEOPLE SO FIXATED

“Calm down people, you’re just watching people live their lives.” I have always tried understanding what is it about reality television that makes people patronize it so much. You’re not watching a real television series where actors are skilled at their craft. And you’re… Continue Reading “REALITY WORLD: WHY ARE PEOPLE SO FIXATED”