Becoming a Neckbeard: Stereotypical or Stylish and Trendy?

What is it with facial hair that people just attach certain labels to someone who has it? If you’re not some hipster sporting a handlebar mustache, you’re a cybergeek hiding out in a basement with a full-on, unkempt beard. Think Kevin Smith’s character in “Live Free or Die Hard.” But no other bearded fella has… Continue reading Becoming a Neckbeard: Stereotypical or Stylish and Trendy?

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The Shemagh: Should You Wear This Uber Cool Accessory?

A graffiti of a person wearing a keffiyeh can be found around Jerusalem, some with the words “Free Palestine.” Why is this traditional scarf, now a stylish accessory for the hip, a representation of revolt? Photo by zeevveez on Wikimedia Commons

 Disclaimer: Everybody’s gotta make a living, brother. So this post has affiliate links. When you clink on one, we earn something from what you buy. What’s in a piece of garment? Throughout history, people have used clothing or accessories to say something or stand for something. In the 19th century, rioters put on party-colored sashes… Continue reading The Shemagh: Should You Wear This Uber Cool Accessory?

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Four Film Trends in 2020 That Continue to Shape the Film Industry

From female-focused films to genre revivals, Hollywood has come a long way in the world of film-making. The film and TV landscape have witnessed changes in how the audience consumes media. In turn, cultural trends play a significant role in how the media functions in terms of genre, gender inclusivity, and streaming experience, to name… Continue reading Four Film Trends in 2020 That Continue to Shape the Film Industry