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The Stranger Sex: Subverting Gendered Tropes in Stranger Things - The Mary Sue

Trope in the news - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 18:03

The Mary Sue

The Stranger Sex: Subverting Gendered Tropes in Stranger Things
The Mary Sue
Like Nancy, Barb subverts the “final girl” trope, turning the sex=death/virginity=safety dichotomy upside down. Critics have slammed Stranger Things for throwing Barb under the bus; she is, after all, the more likable character. She's smart, down-to ...

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The Stranger Sex: Subverting Gendered Tropes in Stranger Things - The Mary Sue

Trope in the news - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 18:03

The Mary Sue

The Stranger Sex: Subverting Gendered Tropes in Stranger Things
The Mary Sue
Like Nancy, Barb subverts the “final girl” trope, turning the sex=death/virginity=safety dichotomy upside down. Critics have slammed Stranger Things for throwing Barb under the bus; she is, after all, the more likable character. She's smart, down-to ...

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The Stranger Sex: Subverting Gendered Tropes in Stranger Things - The Mary Sue

Trope in the news - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 18:03

The Mary Sue

The Stranger Sex: Subverting Gendered Tropes in Stranger Things
The Mary Sue
Like Nancy, Barb subverts the “final girl” trope, turning the sex=death/virginity=safety dichotomy upside down. Critics have slammed Stranger Things for throwing Barb under the bus; she is, after all, the more likable character. She's smart, down-to ...

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Time to put the 'Bury Your Gays' trope to rest - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Trope in the news - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 05:27

University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Time to put the 'Bury Your Gays' trope to rest
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
The LGBTQ+ community has a history of tragic demises — in our own world and countless fictional ones. On television, the deaths of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters in particular have become known as the “Bury Your Gays” trope. According to ...

Time to put the 'Bury Your Gays' trope to rest - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Trope in the news - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 05:27

University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Time to put the 'Bury Your Gays' trope to rest
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
The LGBTQ+ community has a history of tragic demises — in our own world and countless fictional ones. On television, the deaths of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters in particular have become known as the “Bury Your Gays” trope. According to ...

Time to put the 'Bury Your Gays' trope to rest - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Trope in the news - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 05:27

University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Time to put the 'Bury Your Gays' trope to rest
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
The LGBTQ+ community has a history of tragic demises — in our own world and countless fictional ones. On television, the deaths of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters in particular have become known as the “Bury Your Gays” trope. According to ...

Time to put the 'Bury Your Gays' trope to rest - University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Trope in the news - Sun, 08/21/2016 - 05:27

University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News

Time to put the 'Bury Your Gays' trope to rest
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
The LGBTQ+ community has a history of tragic demises — in our own world and countless fictional ones. On television, the deaths of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters in particular have become known as the “Bury Your Gays” trope. According to ...

Monica Lewinsky and the Trope of the Jewish Temptress in the Trump Age - Forward

Trope in the news - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:05

Forward

Monica Lewinsky and the Trope of the Jewish Temptress in the Trump Age
Forward
While we as a nation prepare for the presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump — the first one is slated to take place at Hofstra University on September 26 — much is being written about each candidate's debate prep. Trump is ...
Clinton Foundation should stop accepting fundsThe Boston Globe

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Monica Lewinsky and the Trope of the Jewish Temptress in the Trump Age - Forward

Trope in the news - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:05

Forward

Monica Lewinsky and the Trope of the Jewish Temptress in the Trump Age
Forward
While we as a nation prepare for the presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump — the first one is slated to take place at Hofstra University on September 26 — much is being written about each candidate's debate prep. Trump is ...
Clinton Foundation should stop accepting fundsThe Boston Globe

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Monica Lewinsky and the Trope of the Jewish Temptress in the Trump Age - Forward

Trope in the news - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:05

Forward

Monica Lewinsky and the Trope of the Jewish Temptress in the Trump Age
Forward
While we as a nation prepare for the presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump — the first one is slated to take place at Hofstra University on September 26 — much is being written about each candidate's debate prep. Trump is ...
Clinton Foundation should stop accepting fundsThe Boston Globe

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Monica Lewinsky and the Trope of the Jewish Temptress in the Trump Age - Forward

Trope in the news - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:05

Forward

Monica Lewinsky and the Trope of the Jewish Temptress in the Trump Age
Forward
While we as a nation prepare for the presidential debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump — the first one is slated to take place at Hofstra University on September 26 — much is being written about each candidate's debate prep. Trump is ...
Clinton Foundation should stop accepting fundsThe Boston Globe
Clinton Foundation hired cyber firm after suspected hacking: sourcesReuters

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Review: Sedaris' 'Book of Liz' a cheeseball comedy -- literally - The Mercury News

Literal in the News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 02:40

Review: Sedaris' 'Book of Liz' a cheeseball comedy -- literally
The Mercury News
Review: Sedaris' 'Book of Liz' a cheeseball comedy -- literally. By Sam Hurwitt, Correspondent. Posted: 08/18/2016 04:40:56 PM PDT. Correspondent. "The Book of Liz" is an odd little comedy about an underappreciated woman from an isolated Amish-like ...

Britney Spears Literally Had No Idea Who Colton Haynes Was -- While He Was Dancing On Stage With Her! - PerezHilton.com

Literal in the News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 02:40

PerezHilton.com

Britney Spears Literally Had No Idea Who Colton Haynes Was -- While He Was Dancing On Stage With Her!
PerezHilton.com
Oops, she did it again! Britney Spears made another blunder about a fellow celeb! The pop princess was performing during her Piece of Me residency in Las Vegas, when none other than Colton Haynes joined the star onstage. The Arrow alum was selected ...

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Southern Rail trains are literally falling apart, right on top of us! - Daily Mail

Literal in the News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 02:38

Daily Mail

Southern Rail trains are literally falling apart, right on top of us!
Daily Mail
She wrote: 'Southern Rail trains are literally falling apart, right on top of us! Thankfully no-one hurt, just shaken.' The incident happened on a service operated by embattled rail company between Purley Oaks and South Croydon, south London yesterday ...
Southern Rail trains falling to pieces after ceiling collapsesMetro

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Metaphor of manipulation - Morning Star Online

Metaphor in the News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 02:09

Metaphor of manipulation
Morning Star Online
An unusual historical drama has a disturbing symbol of a wider evil at its centre, says ALAN FRANK. The Childhood of a Leader (12A)Directed by Brady Corbet 4/5. Twilight star Robert Pattinson may feature in actor Brady Corbet's ambitious directorial ...

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How To Wear Literally Gloss Like Kylie Jenner Because She Knows Best, After All - Bustle

Literal in the News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 01:46

Bustle

How To Wear Literally Gloss Like Kylie Jenner Because She Knows Best, After All
Bustle
Kylie Jenner's cosmetics empire has officially been solidified. Technically, it was solidified when she just had lip kits, but not everyone agrees with me on that one. Now that her brand features shadows, liners, glosses, and lip kits, everyone wants ...
Kylie Jenner Third House Is a $4.5 Million Charm!!TMZ.com

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Ex-NIN Musician James Woolley Dies, Literally Leaving V.O.I.D. Behind - The Inquisitr

Literal in the News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 01:38

The Inquisitr

Ex-NIN Musician James Woolley Dies, Literally Leaving V.O.I.D. Behind
The Inquisitr
Nine Inch Nails is making news for the first time in a while and unfortunately, rather than over a new album, it's news of ex-NIN musician James Woolley who died over the weekend, which was revealed by a post by his ex-wife Kate Van Buren on Facebook ...
Kate Van Buren - I met James Woolley in late 1991 at the... | FacebookFacebook
Former Nine Inch Nails Keyboardist James Woolley Dead at 49RollingStone.com

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This New XBox Game Lets You Literally Battle Cancer - Popular Science

Literal in the News - Fri, 08/19/2016 - 00:51

This New XBox Game Lets You Literally Battle Cancer
Popular Science
It features a little girl named Hope who trying to defeat Cancer — literally. Rather than an illness, it's a creature that's caused a blight on her homeland. Hope is tasked with heading out to several different islands, defeating the evil forces on ...

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'Mr. Robot's Last Episode Title Was a Brilliant Metaphor | Inverse - Inverse

Metaphor in the News - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 22:40

Inverse

'Mr. Robot's Last Episode Title Was a Brilliant Metaphor | Inverse
Inverse
Last night's episode of Mr. Robot clued us into this season's big twist, forcing viewers to question what's real and what's not all over again. But could we have ...

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There may not be enough blue collar white men in America to elect ... - Washington Post (blog)

Literal in the News - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 21:08

Washington Post (blog)

There may not be enough blue collar white men in America to elect ...
Washington Post (blog)
For some time now, it's been a running joke among political junkies that there might not be enough blue collar white men in America to elect Donald Trump ...

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