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  • Commented on Last Blog
    I agree! Oprah has become more than just a television personality but an idol and that has now developed into one of the most successful women of the world. She as expanded into a magazine, school, and now a cable...
  • Posted Last blog prompt to Media Literacy Section 001 Fall 2011
    My huge interest and what I would call myself a fan of would be Twilight. This topic is something that I at first was not into. I thought it was stupid and too teeny bopper (as my mom would say)....
  • Commented on Post DQs for Tuesday here
    So while reading Buying into American Idol, I realized that it is somewhat out dated and it got me thinking about what predictions that were made were correct and which ones were way off. The author talks about the fear...
  • Commented on blog post
    What a cool topic!! I couldn't agree with you more. Girls are so persuaded by what they see on the advertisements that surround them everyday. It's overwhelming to be a girl! I think an organization that is like this is...
  • Commented on Post DQs for Tuesday here!
    When I was reading this article and came across the part with the interviewer Tanner and how she mostly uses Wii Sport now and doesn't go more than two months without playing, is that a lot? He made her sound...
  • Posted Blog prompt to Media Literacy Section 001 Fall 2011
    Blog Prompt. Sorry it's late. I posted at work, but the computer systems proxie would not let it go through so I just want to get it in now. 1. The topic that I choose for my final paper is...
  • Commented on Post DQs for this week here!
    Just today as I was at the gym, I was watching the Today show with the part who has Kathy Lee as a host. Well these ladies talk just about very random things and I just don't ever see them...
  • Commented on Post DQs for Thursday here!
    I understand where Johnson is coming from in his article. Yes the Newspaper is dying but could he give the new generation a little bit more credit when he says its harder to find things on the web. We know...
  • Commented on Being a Girl and Liking Sports
    I read this and think about the same struggles I went through in high school. I totally understand how you regret not playing hockey because of the image that has been put on a lot of competitive women athletes. My...
  • Posted Sports Blog Prompt to Media Literacy Section 001 Fall 2011
    Sports in my family was almost a required. I played all through school and some college at Augsburg college. I lived and breathed anything that involved a competition. When I was four years old I started softball which in the...
  • Posted Summer Reading Notes 2 to Reading James & Wharton (ENGL3001)
    This story was depressing. What an end that I did not see coming. I can't believe Harney's choice in marrying Balch. I am still questioning why. And I love how Wharton writes about hers and Harney's having sex. Its never...
  • Commented on Post your DQs for Thursday here
    As I read this article so many things pop into my mind, but I have a hard time thinking about a question. I totally get what the Author is saying, but I disagree with her. First slaves yes were owned,...
  • Posted Summer Reading Notes to Reading James & Wharton (ENGL3001)
    I am loving this piece so far right now and excited to contiune to read on. I think that Wharton's writing style is so present and I feel as if I am back during this time with these characters. The...
  • Posted Prius Ad to Media Literacy Section 001 Fall 2011
    When I was looking through some different ad's this one caught my eye. It is a Toyota Prius magazine Ad. There is a man putting what looks to be a body bag into a lake or river at dusk or...
  • Posted Reading notes 11/1 to Reading James & Wharton (ENGL3001)
    I was beyond creeped out by The Eyes. I have heard ghost stories from family members about creepy eyes like that so I am now afraid to go to sleep tonight. I also found this story very sexual. The narrator...
  • Commented on Post Thursday DQs here!
    While I was reading Caputi's article so many questions started popping into my mind. I thought of celebrities who don't necessarily release their sexual images to the web, but are seen naked? Do those count as "altporn"? I also like...
  • Posted Reading notes 10/20 to Reading James & Wharton (ENGL3001)
    Reading EW thus far has caught my eye. I have enjoyed her writing and think it flows better with my style preference. I think that as being a woman, I might be partial to women writers. I like that in...
  • Commented on POST TUESDAY DQS HERE!
    In Padva's article Educating the Simpsons, I was shocked when I learned what "camp" meant through the show and I was also taken back by the way the Simpsons and how they discussed how the men were being represented as...
  • Commented on Feminism and Sex and the City
    Sex and the city would be a very interesting show to analyze especially with the feminism and antifeminism represented with these women. I think your tip about rereading the readings from class, and also spending more time on the paper....
  • Posted Blog prompt advice and research to Media Literacy Section 001 Fall 2011
    1.When I am trying to decide a topic in which I either write my papers on or even ask questions about, I always try and make sure that I am doing it on a topic of interest. Since being in...
  • Commented on POST THURSDAY DQS HERE!!!
    In the reading, I am extremely interested with this topic, because I work and have worked with people of different ages with disabilities. One of my new favorite shows is Parenthood. On here is a boy who has Asperger’s a...
  • Commented on blog post
    I agree with you, but I also think that nothing will ever change until there is a way for us to use a blind or no personal information used for interviews except for the information needed to get the job....
  • Posted Blog number 5 to Media Literacy Section 001 Fall 2011
    My blog post for this week is in response to Danny's question about the American fetish with Asian American and Asian porn. I have to agree with you. I also do not know where I actually stand with pornography (well...
  • Posted 10/4 Notes to Reading James & Wharton (ENGL3001)
    Reading Notes Turn of the Screw 10/4 Right to the point in the beginning but unsure of who the narrator is, we understand that this is a ghost story by the second line. Little boy? "That they give two turns!...
  • Commented on POST TUESDAY DQS HERE!
    In the reading Problematic Representations of Gender and Sexuality, the authors brings the movie Sixteen Candles into the reading. In that movie is the part when Dong is feminized by riding on "Lumberjack's" lap. "...it both feminizes Asian American men...
  • Posted Superwoman to supermom what's realistic? to Media Literacy Section 001 Fall 2011
    In the episode of Roseanne that we watched in class, there was a great representation of what a real life working class mom has to deal with while trying to support her family. Roseanne comes home from trying to...
  • Commented on POST TUESDAY DQS HERE!
    As doing my reading today I noticed that in "The Violence Debates", the military and how they go about representing their masculinity is shown. I never noticed the amount of military advertisements that are on Sports shows and games. But...
  • Commented on POST THURSDAY DQS HERE!!!
    In Douglas' "Girls Gone Anti-Feminist" I found some of her points agreeable and how we are clueless to many of the ways women are being put down. I do not consider myself a feminist, but as a mother with a...
  • Commented on Blog Response 9/16
    I agree with you. All the shows on a majority of television show are doing the same thing to all people, but they don't have to be on the same type of network but can be similar with the way...
  • Posted Entry 9-16 to Media Literacy Section 001 Fall 2011
    As I think about the types of media I watch, I come to find that I am very much consumed with both. I love watching hegemonic shows but then I'm watching the counter-hegemonic ones also. I think that hegemonic television...
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