Written Wednesday: “Why a Man Should Never Object to a Woman Splitting the Bill”

If a woman ever suggests paying for her dinner when she is on a date with a man, he is quick to object. Why even dare propose such a thought? Of course not. No. Never! Yet why does this protestation occur? Cultural obedience. Money dost rule. Chivalry is dead. God save the queen—she cannot save … Continue reading Written Wednesday: “Why a Man Should Never Object to a Woman Splitting the Bill”

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Text as a Social Force: Cultural Criticism

Introduction Text has been a part of human creation for hundreds of years. People have used art and literature to express themselves and the human condition. But the text is also a social force. Cultural criticism has changed the way readers view literature and art. Art is not merely used for entertainment or artistic expression. … Continue reading Text as a Social Force: Cultural Criticism

Tuesday Tunes: Imelda May’s “Big Bad Handsome Man”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BMhQd_UQR0 Singer: Imelda May Song: "Big Bad Handsome Man" Album: Love Tattoo I love Imelda May's rockabilly, oldie-but-actually-a-newbie vibe. The trumpets section is fun. Her lyrics are seductive. The ending is perfection with the soft, jazzy conclusion. Such an awesome song to dance to! Truly, a pure delight that you can listen to over and … Continue reading Tuesday Tunes: Imelda May’s “Big Bad Handsome Man”