Wednesday, December 14 2011
It's been over 70 years since Lili Elbe underwent the first gender reassignment surgery, so isn't it time that media in so-called 'advanced' cultures began to recognize the presence of trans persons in its midst?
Wednesday, September 21 2011
Once again, Dancing With the Stars celebrates big personalities and finds drama in its contradictory politics of casting and voting, not to mention dancing.
Wednesday, May 26 2010
The best parts of Dancing with the Stars remain: the beads, the mesh, the spray tans -- not to mention flamboyant judge Bruno Tonioli and crackerjack host Tom Bergeron.
Sunday, March 25 2007
Heather Mills' appearance generated considerable media hype, much of it revolving around the possibility that she could lose her leg during a dance. Tasteless, yes, but effective.
Monday, January 9 2006
I anticipated lots of debonair campiness. Sadly, George Hamilton's biggest mistake in the first episode was to make his desire to be Season Two's John O'Hurley so overt.
Sunday, July 10 2005
More than anything, Dancing with the Stars highlights the questionable use of the term 'star'.
Wednesday, May 25 2011
I've tried to appreciate the courage it takes for non-dancing D-lister's to perform outside their comfort zone. Really, I have.
Tuesday, September 28 2010
Which is she, empowered teen or soiled dove? What image does Bristol want to sell and why sell one at all?
Tuesday, September 21 2010
The predictability of the cast is their Achilles' heel. Ronnie and Sammi’s weekly dysfunctional hour of make-up/break-up is as expected as Snooki’s alcohol soaked antics and the Situation’s Sunday dinner of sausage and peppers.