Posts Tagged ‘television’

Fat Shaming Meets Feminist Revenge Fantasy in Dietland

June 5, 2018 — Reality collided with fantasy last night on AMC with the premier of Dietland. It’s the story of Plum Kettle, a smart writer for a shallow teen magazine who calls herself fat and just tries to fade into the scenery. But along the way, she gets noticed by feminist terrorists who are torturing unrepentant rapists and […]

Television Binges

February 3, 2015 — Television binges are gaining more and more attention. Netflix, Amazon, and other video streaming services are certainly changing the way people consume television, making binges on television more tempting than ever before. And increasingly, researchers are probing the implications of such behavior. One such study will be presented at an upcoming meeting of the International […]