Most Iconic of Y2K

by Altea It’s oddly fitting, in some twisted way, that the early 2000s received their iconic nickname based off of the nearly disastrous event that kick-started them. Even now, 22 years later, long after the threat of global electronic collapse has elapsed, we still use Y2K to refer to the early 2000s period. And weContinue reading “Most Iconic of Y2K”

The Bridgerton Effect

via Netflix by Stella When Bridgerton Season 1 came out on Netflix back in December of 2020, it made waves. Much of the press following its release was focused on the diverse casting (diverse in some ways but not many, watch Khadija Mbowe’s video for more information) and aesthetics. Quickly after its debut, the show came underContinue reading “The Bridgerton Effect”

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”

S2 E2: Euphoria Outfit Review

via HBO by Altea If I see one more person saying that they found the new Euphoria episode boring I am going to go ballistic. It’s not their fault that the general population totally lacks any critical thinking skills and cannot seem to understand the concept of character development in television. Riverdale, you have ruinedContinue reading “S2 E2: Euphoria Outfit Review”

S2:E1 Euphoria Outfit Review

via HBO by Altea Before Sunday, January 9th, I never considered Euphoria one of my favorite shows. Not even close. It wasn’t until I actually started watching Season 2 that I realized just how much I’d missed it. I didn’t watch when it first came out, probably because I was fourteen and would’ve most likelyContinue reading “S2:E1 Euphoria Outfit Review”

How To Do the Unlikable Protagonist Properly (ft. Fallon Carrington)

via Tumblr by Shreya In this era of questionable Netflix content (see Emily in Paris, The Kissing Booth), it is quite common to come across a protagonist that is completely unlikable. And unfortunately, whatever TV universe they might belong to is probably incredibly popular and addicting. Take Emily in Paris for example, a show whichContinue reading “How To Do the Unlikable Protagonist Properly (ft. Fallon Carrington)”

Revolution Girl Style: Tales of Riot Grrrls Past (and Present)

via Music Teacher’s Helper The late 80s and 90s saw a new wave of punk and hard rock artists take over the alternative – and mainstream – scene. While these musicians represented a change in the overall sound, lyricism and style of punk rock, the scene was still as male-dominated as ever. Women in theContinue reading “Revolution Girl Style: Tales of Riot Grrrls Past (and Present)”

I Watched He’s All That and I Have Thoughts

source: Netflix by Shreya Everyone is probably aware that the mass fame of tiktokers (the D’Amelio sisters), has begun to bleed over into other mediums. Just recently, the two sisters announced a docuseries on their lives, The D’Amelio Show, airing on Hulu. And perhaps the latest example, and the most surprising: the Netflix spinoff ofContinue reading “I Watched He’s All That and I Have Thoughts”

David Dobrik SA Scandal

by Sally TW: Sexual assault, rape Amidst all of the gloom and doom of infamous YouTubers past, a few select YouTubers have been awarded the title unproblematic fave. The unproblematic fave is someone who doesn’t make a fool of themselves to stay relevant; someone who tends to stay out of drama. Think Jenna Marbles (pre-self-cancellation),Continue reading “David Dobrik SA Scandal”