Let’s Talk About Glee

via Hulu by Altea Like many cult classics, it’s impossible to make any sort of definitive statement about the degree to which the general public has heard of Glee. I wanted to open this article discussing the impossibility of being an active user of the internet without having heard of Ryan Murphy’s six-season masterpiece, butContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Glee”

Evolution of Britney Spears

via Getty Images by Stella It’s recognized worldwide that Britney Spears was one of the first pop princesses. Starting her long music career as a teen idol, she experienced isolation in the pop world, a contentious conservatorship that ended last year (yay!), and the ups and downs of media attention. In order to track herContinue reading “Evolution of Britney Spears”

Evolution of Taylor Swift

Credit: Adriana M. Barraza / WENN by Altea In Taylor Swift’s 2020 Netflix documentary Miss Americana, she stated that “female artists have reinvented themselves 20 times more than the male artists. They have to or else you’re out of a job. Constantly having to reinvent, constantly finding new facets of yourself that people find toContinue reading “Evolution of Taylor Swift”

The Return of Tumblr

At Tumblr’s peak, I was not old enough to fully understand and appreciate the cultural impact it had, and therefore cannot experience the comeback of the website and its’ individual subculures. Reaching its peak during the mid-2010s, everyone who is anyone knows what tumblr is and who the clientele were. Winged eyeliner, dirty black Converse,Continue reading “The Return of Tumblr”

Most “Nostalgic” Pieces

via The Tab by Altea and Shreya Many atrocious things have occurred in the long and distressing history of fashion, but there are certain pieces of clothing that maintained a chokehold on the general population that can only be described as nearing cult-like. These examples have since become synonymous with certain periods of modern society,Continue reading “Most “Nostalgic” Pieces”

Collective Nostalgia

via Buzzfeed by Altea Nostalgia can occur on an individual scale, but isn’t the most powerful nostalgia that of a collective experience? The popularization of trends, either on the Internet or through fashion, has definitely allowed us to experience collective nostalgia, but what about the individual events that have transformed everyone’s worldview? COVID-19 COVID-19 hasContinue reading “Collective Nostalgia”