The Mindy Project: unoriginal, yet unprecedented

Sassy, successful single seeks soulmate? Been there. Seen that. The Mindy Project? Let’s just say it’s complicated. Don’t get me wrong, I love Mindy Kaling. Her book Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? was delightful. It was relatable, smart, funny, and quietly empowering in its own way. Her audiobook version was pure gold. That’s why… Continue Reading →

Naomi Campbell considers Cadbury chocolate ad racist

So, Naomi Campbell is not exactly known for rational behavior. But is the supermodel right to consider chocolate company Cadbury‘s newest ad campaign racist? UK ads for Cadbury’s Dairy Milk Bliss bars feature a Bliss bar perched atop a mound of diamonds, accompanied by the slogan, “Move over Naomi, there’s a new diva in town.”… Continue Reading →

Do Blondes Have More Angst? Girls on TV

A few months ago I was reminiscing about all the TV shows I watched growing up, and I noticed a common theme: a majority of the female lead characters were blonde. I related to these characters in different ways, depending on my age and their stories, but as both of those factors changed, one factor… Continue Reading →