Topic: Bring it on

5 Things That Seem Fun About Cheerleading

5 Things That Seem Fun About Cheerleading

Like so many of you, I’m a huge fan of the film “Bring it On.” Huge. (The only fault I find with it is the casting of Eliza Dushku, my pet peeve, but that’s another post for another day.) From the gratuitous cheer scenes, to the romance between Kirsten Dunst and that one guy, to the nod to white guilt, it’s pretty much the perfect movie.

And that’s why I can totally understand the allure of Cheer New York, an adult group of cheerleaders that cheer as a hobby. More »

Gallery: 5 Things I Learned From ‘Hellcats’

Gallery: 5 Things I Learned From 'Hellcats'

I’m not going to lie – as soon as the main character in Hellcats said she hated the Freemasons because the gave us Dan Brown, I decided I really liked her. Because I hate the Freemasons and America, and I’m using TheGloss as my political platform. No, because it was a female character on the CW who knew who the Freemasons were and referenced them casually in conversation. Then she earnestly shouted at her college’s dean “you know what keeps me alive? Hope. You kill my dreams, you kill me!” And I remembered I was watching a show called Hellcats about cheerleaders. I still learned a lot, though. About dreams. And pyramids More »