Of the three projects from the semester, the second creative media project was the one that I had the most fun with. This was surprising given that I don’t consider myself creatively-inclined in the slightest, yet towards the end of […]
This is such an annoying, common issue in media. To be strong, a female character must exhibit the same characteristics as a male character, if not be even more masculine than they are. Female characters that are meant to be […]
A media-rich blog post, but not in and of itself.
To preface, I get very anxious about remembering things. I try physical planners and schedulers and to-do apps on my phone but I always find myself slipping up, forgetting to check it, etc. That is, until I discovered HabitRPG. HabitRPG […]
A few weekends ago, I went to the Amherst Cinema to watch Kumiko the Treasure Hunter, a 2014 film written by the Zellner Brothers and starring Pacific Rim and Babel actress, Rinko Kikuchi. The movie centers on a Japanese 29-year-old woman named Kumiko, living […]
I was scrolling through Facebook, when I came across a relevant Clickhole link. I would highly recommend clicking through and playing– it’s quite entertaining.
[TW: rape, graphic violence] Growing up in an American suburb, I have experienced more than my share of gratuitously violent media. I’ve always watched movies and played videogames, and, for the most part, they have not affected me too much. The […]
My family watches Korean shows and movies online. I like romantic movies and reality shows about babies, my mom likes cooking shows and daytime soap operas, my brother likes action-packed variety shows, and my dad likes action flicks. The Internet has made it incredibly […]
https://www.amherst.edu/system/files/styles/original/private/Roopika%2520square.png On Thursday afternoon, I went to the “Is a Critical Digital Humanities Possible? Lessons from Postcolonial Digital Humanities” talk with Professor Risam at the Frost Library. While the talk was informative, and revealed both her and the audience’s deep […]