A Smattering of TV Shows That Went Spectacularly Downhill

[E] Slay BellePop Culture12 Comments


For the last several years, I’ve been recapping HBO’s True Blood here on Persephone Magazine. A longtime fan of both The Southern Vampire Mystery series, on which the show is based, and of vampire-based pop culture, I was excited to see HBO pick up the series. I loved the shows initial blend of camp and gore and its willingness to … Read More

[E] Slay BelleA Smattering of TV Shows That Went Spectacularly Downhill

#Glee: Can We Discuss The Return Of #Samcedes?

Cate YoungPop Culture4 Comments


I want to talk about last night’s episode of Glee. Specifically the return of Samcedes.

Cate Young#Glee: Can We Discuss The Return Of #Samcedes?

Gif It to Me, Baby: High Fives and Fist Bumps

[E] HillaryYou Complete Me Internet12 Comments

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Hillary is a giant nerd and former Mathlete. She once read large swaths of "Why Evolution is True" and a geology book aloud to her infant daughter, in the hopes of a) instilling a love of science in her from a very young age and b) boring her to sleep. After escaping the wilds of Waco, Texas and spending the next decade in NYC, she currently lives in upstate New York, where she misses being able to get decent pizza and Chinese takeout delivered to her house. She lost on Jeopardy.
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Whether you go old school with the high five or play it cool with a fist bump, I’ve got gifs for you! 

[E] HillaryGif It to Me, Baby: High Fives and Fist Bumps

Representing the Underrepresented: How I Met Your Mother and Performative Contradictions

philososaurusPop Culture13 Comments

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Raised on the farmlands of the Midwest, this gluten-free, feminist bunny took New York City by storm earning an MA in Philosophy. She’s currently encroaching on the normative territories in Chicago, spending time jamming the Discursive machines of ‘health’ and ‘illness,' and relaxing with her animal companions: Pfeffer, Yoshi, and Mr(ish) 'Saurus, her human-animal partner.
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Every show has one… the token minority character. Tokenism, as we’re all aware, is wildly problematic.

philososaurusRepresenting the Underrepresented: How I Met Your Mother and Performative Contradictions

What I Watched Last Night: Glee

TrulybstJust for Fun4 Comments

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Pursuing life to its fullest.A woman, a mom, wife, and struggling teacher who knows the importance of treating myself right.
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Have you ever realized how many musical shows are on television now? Glee, The Voice, American Idol, America’s Got Talent, and even Dancing With the Stars. There is a new one starting with Kelly Clarkson, Duets.

TrulybstWhat I Watched Last Night: Glee

Sorting the Stars: Isla, Amy & Jayma

[E] Sally J. FreedmanPop Culture9 Comments


Welcome back to another edition where I show my lack of pop culture.

[E] Sally J. FreedmanSorting the Stars: Isla, Amy & Jayma

Caregiving: Glee

JuniperMental Illness2 Comments

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Rarely to be found without herbal tea nearby. Team Unicorn. Often in pyjamas. Also: TEAM KATNISS!
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Good evening, Persephoneers! Yet again I’m here in my pajamas, though at least this time with good reason, which also happens to be the explanation for why I haven’t been around much lately: I’m not well. In fact, the only one in the Juniper Household not to have been unwell is Juniper Puss. The rest of us, meanwhile, have had … Read More

JuniperCaregiving: Glee