Author Archives: sammcwhorter

Pinterest: Gay, Straight, or Domesticated

By: Sam McWhorter I have had a Pinterest for years and my boards are filled with ideas that easily make me look like the stereotypical, consumer-driven, hyper-feminized women in today’s culture. Like Watson and Yochim theorized, I my board even seems to be pushing me into the dome of domesticity with simple DIY Crafts, endless […]

Instant Connections: Instagram

In modern times, everyone has a sense — or yearns for — of constant connectivity. Recent projections show that by 2016 nine in ten college students will own smartphones (http://www.emarketer.com/newsroom/index.php/college-students-adopt-mobile-board/). Smartphones with constant access to the friends, internet, and apps will further the development of one very prevalent new trend in media, Instagram. This app, owned by […]

Revenge in the Twittersphere

Sam McWhorter #Revenge Nolan’s yellow pants are so goooooooooood. Daniel’s ex is in town… uhmmmmm more for Emily on her plate.. Your ex to bake ur wedding cake… wut da hell daniel… #Revenge @BarrySloane + steamy bathroom + that look of getting out of the shower = J J J many happy fans #Revenge @Revenge […]

Buying Into Beauty

Buying Into Beauty Sam McWhorter Intro: “Easy, breezy, beautiful… CoverGirl” Words that every teenage and adult woman has heard in their life. CoverGirl has done a phenomenal job of branding their company and creating this ideal image of beauty for women ages ten to 90.  When I started the search for make-up ads in general […]

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