Are women’s magazines avoiding “serious journalism”? Guess it all depends on who’s deciding what’s serious.
The New Republic asks that question in a new article, and our biggest problem with this debate (and, to be honest, the term “longform journalism”) is that it can often run everything…
The Baroness’ Song
“Baroness Schraeder is too often forgotten, or unfairly remembered as a villain, a wedge, the evil stepmother, the “witch” of this classic children’s film. I wanted to make a music video honoring the character’s complexity and Eleanor Parker’s nuanced portrayal; with Robyn and Whitney giving her that heartbreaking solo that she was denied in the film.”
Rachael put this on facebook and I can’t stop watching! That guy on the far right, he’s actually good! Guy in front needs to take it down a notch.
According to the kid, there are three kinds of matter in the universe:
- That which sleeps in forests, e.g. pigs, dinosaurs, rocks.
- That which sleeps in castles, e.g. princesses, necklaces.
- That which has hotdogs at its house, e.g. Isabelle.
Jodie Foster in Foxes
This is all a way of saying that other people’s advice is pretty much meaningless. They are taking some image from inside themselves of the life they think you ought to have that is based on their own experiences and projecting it on top of you, as if you were a movie screen and it was a Hangover movie. No one knows what goes on inside you except those paramecium that live inside your large intestine. And although we’re all pretty much the same we have completely different notions about the ways people ought to live.
Very long/worth reading.