I met the Nicole, also known as the Modern Reject at Catalyst a couple of years ago, just as she was launching. I’ve been amazed at how quickly MR has become a community of people who love [...]
Though it's certainly not all bad, the helpful and the harmful in Real Marriage are too thoroughly intertwined to be helpful.
PUSH is a punishing, brutal picture of a person who is a victim of the American Dream. That person is Precious, a sixteen-year-old girl who at the book’s opening is pregnant with her [...]
Lilian Calles Barger has written a profound, powerful meditation on what it means to be a woman in the (post) modern world. Eve’s Revenge argues that our culture teaches women to hate their [...]
I want to wrap up this series by reflecting on the conversation PETA has started with these ads, and what we might learn from them. PETA’s work is important, and worth our attention. While I [...]
In this series, I’m exploring a recent series of ad campaigns by PETA. The ads are striking for their use of nude (or nearly so) minor-celebrities to creatively and cleverly promote various [...]