Category: Culture

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Insatiable – 13 episodes of fat-shaming

I was supposed to do the one whole rebranding for the sake of my uni project but listen up kids, teens, adults – I am much triggered. Legit, I’m not joking, there’s something going on with ‘great ideas’ of our friendly website and I’m not a fan. Actually, I’m super angry that someone even thought about making such a crap tv show and spent their time and money on something that in result may trigger eating disorders and make girls feel unworthy because of their body image. This shit needs to stop and well – get in for a rant. Thanks.

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Why only “white” is perceived as “beautiful” – portrayal of race in media.

Considering the portrayal of beauty in the contemporary media we can easily spot one major problem. If someone is beautiful, the person, according to media, must be white. In this blogpost, I will critically discuss the images of black women in media considering adverts, which are nowadays a huge part of our everyday life and media content as well. 

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Big Brother is watching you!

 John Fiske said in “Reading the Popular” the popular text produces meanings that can become relevant in everyday life. The example of this can be seen taking under consideration cover of the book written by George Orwell – “1984”. The range of colors is very limited – the artist used only red, black, dull yellow and dark orange. The choice isn’t random as colors refer to the narrative and produce very strong meaning.

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Czy czarny humor jest potrzebny? – analiza tekstu W. Owczarskiego

Przez wieki twórcy zarzucali nas utworami o charakterze patetycznym, dekadenckim, razem z nimi ludzie wpadali w wir smutku, cierpienia, nagle optymiści zaczęli dostrzegać bóle życia i trudy codzienności. Zaczynając od antyku, już większość postaci w mitologii cierpiało, na przykład Prometeusz – chciał polepszyć byt ludzki, dał im ogień, a Bogowie dali mu w zamian przymusowe, wieczne wakacje na skale blisko słońca ze stadem sępów w promocji.