How Could You Refuse?: The Resurgence of Barbie Princess and the Pauper in the Pandemic and the Restorative Power of Nostalgia

By Lily Jaremski “I have a podcast. I can do some of the audio editing,” I offer to my fellow group project members. Naturally this statement begs the question: “What is your podcast about?” Maybe I wanted them to ask. I don’t know. “My friends and I review Barbie movies. We’re going in chronological order.”…

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The Madame Butterfly Effect

by Lily Jaremski            “A virgin will give them a treat/ Lower your eyelids and play sweet/ Men pay the moon to get fresh meat.” The Engineer’s first words about Kim do not bode well for a feminist storyline in Miss Saigon. Clearly, she is nothing but meat to be gobbled up, much like the other…

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