The Madonna, the whore, and the BMW (a short academic offering)

If the art of a culture is a reflection of its values, advertisements should be considered no differently than a sculpture or a painting. Advertisements, too, reflect what we value. In terms of gender ideologies, our advertisements show us to be a culture rooted still in the Madonna/whore dichotomy of womanhood and the accompanying ideas … Continue reading The Madonna, the whore, and the BMW (a short academic offering)

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Sunday evening conversations with Seth

"I feel like I'm going to cry.""Good cry or bad cry?""Good cry.""Oh, good then.""I can just feel it. You know, life is so beautiful. It's like how old people's eyes always have that sheen of wetness. Their eyes have seen so much, and it's all there, all that beauty, and there's so much that they're … Continue reading Sunday evening conversations with Seth