Being Elvis: Not all it’s Cracked up to Be
There are not many people who can stake a claim of being more famous than Elvis Presley. His fame has grown even beyond the grave.
Celebrity Spotlight: the Ugly Side of Abuse
Unlike the O.J. Simpson trial (1995) or Oscar Pistorius trial (2014), the Depp vs. Heard defamation trial is not about proving whether the accused is
Female Empowerment: the power of a positive role model
International Women’s Day poses a wonderful opportunity for women to reflect on their journeys of living in the female body and determine how they want
Why Valentine’s Day May Smell of Roses but is Full of Thorns
The Valentine’s Day tradition forces us to look at love whether we like it or not, and whether we’re in an amorous relationship or not.
Film Review – The Timely Takeaway from ‘Groundhog Day’
Rita: “Sometimes I wish I had a thousand lifetimes. I don’t know, Phil. Maybe it’s not a curse. Just depends on how you look at it.”
Fixating on Fairytales
“For a celebrity to be alone seems a grave injustice to the fans because we want their lives to be a fairytale – scripted like a hallmark romance. ..For actors and performers in general, we forget that they only play fictional roles but that most of their lives are lived off camera where they too must wrestle with demons, overcome heartache and heartbreak and deal with all the challenges of being a human being.”[Culture Detox 2: Celebrating Self Not Celebrity, p. 52]