• Posts Tagged ‘Sex’

    Why Does MTV Get a Pass?

    by  • August 27, 2013 • Cable Choice • 10 Comments

    How many “scandals” has MTV orchestrated in recent memory? And yet when they erupt, scorn is not directed at MTV, but heaped on the performers. And only the female performers, at that.

    After the MTV-produced Super Bowl halftime show which saw Justin Timberlake ripping Janet Jackson’s bodice and revealing her breast to a national television...

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    TV’s Latest Sex Obsession: Virginity

    by  • May 13, 2013 • Sex, Sexualization • 0 Comments

    In the sex-obsessed world of TV, the sex topic du jour on TV is virginity.

    Recent plot lines on Game of Thrones, Mad Men, and New Girl have centered around characters’ first sexual encounters, chastity vows, and a man confiding to a date that he has never had sex.

    Though superficially this may seem like a positive development...

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    End of an Era?

    by  • March 1, 2013 • Misrated, Sexualization • 0 Comments

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    Seth MacFarlane has built a career on programs that wallow in misogyny and anti-Semitism; joke about violence against women, rape, pedophilia, incest, and bestiality; and even ridiculing children with disabilities.

    Knowing this, the Academy still chose to invite MacFarlane to host the 2013 Academy Awards, where he proceeded to offend and outrage millions of viewers...

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