Kanye West’s Monster Misogyny

January 31, 2011

I really wish I hadn’t seen Kanye West’s leaked music video for his hit song Monster. I was horrified, furious, livid, angry, and sad; I actually didn’t even get through… I really wish I hadn’t seen Kanye West’s leaked music video for his hit song Monster. I was horrified, furious, livid, angry, and sad; I […]

Toy Ads and Learning Gender

November 16, 2010

Created for Bitch Magazine’s Mad World Virtual Symposium I recently watched afternoon cartoons on Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network and I was shocked to find a flood of highly gendered toy… Created for Bitch Magazine’s Mad World Virtual Symposium I recently watched afternoon cartoons on Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network and I was shocked to find a […]

Top 5 Problems with Glee: Race, Gender and Sexuality in the Season 2 Premiere

September 23, 2010

Tuesday night’s season premiere of Glee may have been one of the most offensive hours of television I’ve watched in a long time. It seemed like every minute or two…Tuesday night’s season premiere of Glee may have been one of the most offensive hours of television I’ve watched in a long time. It seemed like […]

Retro Sexism and Uber Ironic Advertising

September 21, 2010

Created for and originally posted at Bitch Magazine’s Mad World Virtual Symposium Marketers are increasingly using Retro Sexism to sell products.  This form of advertising uses irony and humour as… Created for and originally posted at Bitch Magazine’s Mad World Virtual Symposium Marketers are increasingly using Retro Sexism to sell products.  This form of advertising […]

The Huffington Post’s Sexist Linkbait Strategy

August 24, 2010

Created for and originally posted at Bitch Magazine’s Mad World Virtual Symposium Huffington Post regularly uses women’s bodies as an internet marketing strategy to entice viewers and generate ad revenue…. Created for and originally posted at Bitch Magazine’s Mad World Virtual Symposium Huffington Post regularly uses women’s bodies as an internet marketing strategy to entice […]

What Liquor Ads Teach Us About Guys

June 22, 2010

Created for and originally posted at Bitch Magazine’s Mad World Virtual Symposium Liquor ads capitalize on some of the worst (socialized) masculine traits, glamorize them, and sell these behaviours back… Created for and originally posted at Bitch Magazine’s Mad World Virtual Symposium Liquor ads capitalize on some of the worst (socialized) masculine traits, glamorize them, […]

Bayonetta Subway Advertisements in Japan

May 18, 2010

Created for and originally posted at Bitch Magazine’s Mad World Virtual Symposium Note: This is a slightly recut version of my Bayonetta Advertising video from back in 2010.  In the… Created for and originally posted at Bitch Magazine’s Mad World Virtual Symposium Note: This is a slightly recut version of my Bayonetta Advertising video from […]

The First Canadian Video Game Awards

May 6, 2010

Yesterday may have been the first Canadian Video Game Awards but I doubt they are the first instance of overt sexism in the Canadian video game industry. Last night I…Yesterday may have been the first Canadian Video Game Awards but I doubt they are the first instance of overt sexism in the Canadian video game […]