Unhappy Medium: The Business of Misery Memes

The meme has entered a new era as an emotional shorthand.

Love and Surveillance: Dating Shows Channel More Than Reality

Netflix released multiple reality TV shows in 2020 that feature beautiful people blissfully succumbing to the power of being watched.

“We Are Watching Eliza Bright” Turns Gamergate into Experimental Fiction

A.E. Osworth has set the bar.

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Botch Goddess: How Bridget Jones Redefined Career Failure

The unlikely icon made fallibility as a career asset.

Quid Pro No: Women Approach Power from a New Direction

Recent representations of women on television have reset gender hierarchies centered around cishet male desire.

Luxury Fashion Won’t End Fatphobia

Plus-size lines are a double-edged sword—simultaneously granting access to those long forgotten in the fashion world while perpetuating the notion of fat as “other.”