Day: January 21, 2009

Gendering Comfort

This advertisement for the Chevy Silverado truck isn’t anything particularly new, I’m afraid. It’s supposedly super masculine men like (Hall of Fame football player) Howie Long policing other men’s masculinity and shaming them when they don’t live up to the…

Smarter Better Faster Stronger

Unlike Cara, I don’t watch Lost, so I’m dragging you all back to the inauguration festivities: specifically, the Neighborhood Ball, which was intended to be the “people’s ball” for locals, the Obamas’ new neighbors. It was the new First Couple’s…

Lost, Season 5

Warning: Lost theories and Seasons 1-4 spoilers are contained past this point. The inauguration is over. The swearing in ceremony, the parade, the parties, it’s all done. And now, it’s time to focus on the vital, important matters that will…