Category Archives: reality TV

curious adventures and cautionary tales of a self-made postfeminist

Have you ever eaten too much candy and, although it was delicious, the second you stopped you felt empty and kind of sick and craving more too? That’s how I felt reading Holly Madison’s memoir Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious … Continue reading

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Why I (kind of) love Total Divas

During a lecture last week, I mentioned how, in an episode of Total Divas, pro-wrestler John Cena uses the word “partner” to reference Brie Bella and Daniel Bryan’s serious relationship. Total Divas is a reality show about women who work … Continue reading

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