Posts Tagged: Kim Kardashian

What Elena Ferrante and Kim Kardashian Have in Common


While the outing of Elena Ferrante and the robbing of Kim Kardashian were not inherently gendered acts, the responses to them certainly have been. In light of these two seemingly divergent issues, the New Yorker’s Jia Tolentino meditates on the framing of female ambition in the media, and what happens “when women signify too much”:

…the problem is not so much about what happens to women after they become established and successful.


Kahlo vs. Kardashian: The Subversive Potential of the Female Self-Portrait


Where does the line between the self-portrait and the selfie fall? ...more

The Rumpus Interview with Christopher Bollen


Author Christopher Bollen talks about his sophomore novel, Orient, secrets and privacy, sexual orientation in fiction, and the lost art of the whodunit mystery. ...more