Topic: Culture

Prepare To Roll Your Eyes At The Questions Men Asked Women On This Dude-Rating App

Prepare To Roll Your Eyes At The Questions Men Asked Women On This Dude-Rating App

Lulu, an app that allows women to rate their exes in the name of “sharing your experiences and making smarter decisions” has recently launched a “Truth Bomb” feature, affording male users the chance to anonymously ask women questions. And the questions, to borrow adjectives from Jane Austen (I’m rereading Persuasion, OK?), were inelegant at best and barbarous at worst. More »

Where Are All The Asian People In TV And Movies?

Where Are All The Asian People In TV And Movies?

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I grew up in California, which means I grew up in the state with the highest Asian-American population in the entire country. Asian people have never been a rare or shocking sight in my everyday life, so why is it so surprising to see Asian people in Western movies and TV shows? I mean, if you were to use the media as your guide to life, you’d assume that there are only a handful of Asian people on the planet because you never see them on screen. But there are plenty of Asian actors and actresses trying to make their way into the industry…so where are they? More »

This Valentine’s Day, I Will Literally Devour A Heart

This Valentine's Day, I Will Literally Devour A Heart

Love always stirs up the extremes – we romanticize the creation of life out of love; couples die together or watch each other die or elaborately fake their deaths and then die for real in our most romantic stories. Conversely, fairy tales, the first love stories we learned thanks to Disney, were originally pretty gruesome and gory. (I’m just saying, there’s a lot of people baked in pies.) What I’m getting at is this: why are literal hearts not a Valentine’s Day delicacy? More »