Archive for August, 2011

Lil Wayne’s not-so-inspirational music video “How to Love”

Aug 26, 2011 @ 1:31 pm | By TheFeministGriote | 5 Discussions

Two words that I would never use to describe a Lil Wayne music video would be “inspirational” and “deep.” But sure enough on Wednesday Aug 24th when the video premiered, I woke up to bloggers and twitter folk hailing Weezy’s praises for his new video … read more →

Categories: Venus vs Mars

The rise of racist & classist advertising

Aug 22, 2011 @ 10:42 am | By TheFeministGriote | 3 Discussions

It has not been a good week for people of color living in their “post-racial” bubble. Yesterday, I stumbled upon an advertisement on Vogue Italia that was advertising gold hoop earrings, but in an effort to make them sound more “chic” Vogue Italia is advertising … read more →

Categories: Mind Over Chatter

Why I can no longer watch SVU

Aug 11, 2011 @ 10:06 am | By TheFeministGriote | 6 Discussions

There was a time when I would watch hours of  the show Law & Order SVU. On holidays when USA would play SVU marathons I would watch upwards of 5+ hours. I would even live tweet the show. I was part of the SVU occult … read more →

Categories: Mind Over Chatter

Dear Beyonce, don’t mess with my feminism!!!

Aug 08, 2011 @ 11:13 am | By TheFeministGriote | 5 Discussions

Once again Beyonce has ruffled my feminist feathers. Back in May, I wrote a blog post called  “Easy bake Feminism” in response to the many people who were trying to herald Beyonce as the new face of feminism. Due in large part because her first … read more →

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