Prominent women have been characterized by both the media and society as “women we love to hate”. These women who are pinpointed by the media must negotiate the negative publicity that follows them and turn it into positive publicity that they can benefit from. Two women who have taken advantage of the spotlight the media [...]
This research examines Shonda Rhimes as an auteur through the distinct and complex dialogue and characters presented in her filmography. The study carefully examines each of her known works but focuses on three of her most well known television texts. Using episodes from Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, and Scandal in correlation with interviews with Shonda Rhimes, and articles on auteurs provides for the ability to assume that Shonda Rhimes is a true auteur.
I've started something new, something a little intimidating, but something that I know will be rewarding. I have become a consultant for the dermatologist created skin care company Rodan + Fields. It was created locally in San Francisco by the Doctors who created Proactiv. Basically this stuff works and is reputable. Now how did I [...]
Twitter is a social networking site that allows users 140 characters to express whatever they wish to the public. The site live on March 21, 2006 and has grown exponentially over the past 9 years. When I first heard of Twitter in middle school I thought it was stupid and that it would never take [...]
Smart De·vice (n.) /smärt/dəˈvīs/ 1. An electronic device that is cordless (unless while being charged), mobile (easily transportable), always connected (via WiFi, 3G, 4G etc.) and is capable of voice and video communication, data, internet browsing, "geo-location" (for search purposes) and that can operate to some extent autonomously. For the remainder of this post the [...]
“Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life.” - Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde penned a famous quote that is applies to the depiction of coral reefs in popular culture. In this case Art imitates life. One way coral reefs are depicted for children is how they are brought to life in the video game [...]