Category Archives: popular culture

BGH Monsanto

In 1994, a pharmaceutical company named Monsanto began the production and distribution of a bovine growth hormone (rBGH) named Posilac, which received FDA approval earlier that year. The use of this controversial hormone became a centerpiece of public debate as

BGH Monsanto

In 1994, a pharmaceutical company named Monsanto began the production and distribution of a bovine growth hormone (rBGH) named Posilac, which received FDA approval earlier that year. The use of this controversial hormone became a centerpiece of public debate as

Humor in Advertising to Males

Advertising has changed over the past few generations, and in our lifetime it seems that most commercials attempt at being funny rather than informative. While there are many companies out there that touch upon humor in their ads, some companies

Humor in Advertising to Males

Advertising has changed over the past few generations, and in our lifetime it seems that most commercials attempt at being funny rather than informative. While there are many companies out there that touch upon humor in their ads, some companies

Hurricane Sandy: Mutual Aid and Community…From the Heart or the Facade?

In recent years, New Jersey has gained a reputation as the “arm pit of America.” It is stereotyped as the breeding ground of reality stars, guido muscle heads, and drunk college girls. Yet in the past month, New Jersey’s citizens have

Hurricane Sandy: Mutual Aid and Community…From the Heart or the Facade?

In recent years, New Jersey has gained a reputation as the “arm pit of America.” It is stereotyped as the breeding ground of reality stars, guido muscle heads, and drunk college girls. Yet in the past month, New Jersey’s citizens have

The Mammy, The Sapphire, and The Jezebel

Images highlighted and reflected in the media have the power to teach and show us many different things. In a subtle way of corse, certain media portrayals of people or groups of people seen in films, television, and print  have permeating effect

The Mammy, The Sapphire, and The Jezebel

Images highlighted and reflected in the media have the power to teach and show us many different things. In a subtle way of corse, certain media portrayals of people or groups of people seen in films, television, and print  have permeating effect

Advertising as a Reflection of Social Realities

Football is America’s sport and nowadays the American sports fan is locked into the T.V. during Sunday- game day. The lifeblood of the NFL business machine is the advertisements that flood the sports fan as he/she is turned into their

Advertising as a Reflection of Social Realities

Football is America’s sport and nowadays the American sports fan is locked into the T.V. during Sunday- game day. The lifeblood of the NFL business machine is the advertisements that flood the sports fan as he/she is turned into their

Organic Food

What does it really mean to be organic? Does it mean natural? Does it mean healthy? Or is it just a trending lifestyle that many Americans are living by without the proper knowledge? The question “what does organic mean” has

Organic Food

What does it really mean to be organic? Does it mean natural? Does it mean healthy? Or is it just a trending lifestyle that many Americans are living by without the proper knowledge? The question “what does organic mean” has

“The best thing to happen to iPhone, since the iPhone”

What is it about the iPhone that makes it such an alluring piece of cellular technology? Do people look at it and think to themselves, “This is the greatest, fastest, most reliable phone for me?” or is it something else?

“The best thing to happen to iPhone, since the iPhone”

What is it about the iPhone that makes it such an alluring piece of cellular technology? Do people look at it and think to themselves, “This is the greatest, fastest, most reliable phone for me?” or is it something else?