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NYC feminist comedy event tonight–feminism, funny and fearless!

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

December 9th, 2010

Reminder to NYC progressives: TONIGHT: “The F-Word: Feminism, Funny and Fearless!” Women In Media & News is happy to be a supporting partner of tonight’s comedy fundraiser for Paradigm Shift.
Hosted by the infamous
ABBI CRUTCHFIELD (MTV, NBC Stand-Up For Diversity Finalist) &
JEN DZIURA (Williamsburg Spelling Bee, McSweeney’s)
Co-founders of New York’s all-female Ladybits Comedy!
Featuring […]

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FINAL VIDEO: “Reality Rehab” Webisode 7: The Gangster Guy (and series conclusion)

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

November 10th, 2010

Today, at last, I present the thrilling conclusion to the Reality Rehab with Dr. Jenn web series, Webisode 7: The Gangsta Guy!
If you’ve been reading the blog recently (or media outlets from The Vancouver Sun to Jezebel to The Frisky), you know I launched a satirical book trailer and webisode series last week, Reality Rehab […]

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VIDEOS: Reality Rehab with Dr. Jenn: Webisodes 5 & 6: The Slutty Bitch and The Douchebag Dude

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

November 9th, 2010

Yesterday, folks, there was double-enrollment as “The Slutty Bitch” and “ The Douchebag Dude” check in for intensive stock-character deprogramming via Reality Rehab with Dr. Jenn!
If you’ve been reading the blog recently (or media outlets from The Vancouver Sun to The Frisky), you know I launched a satirical book trailer and webisode series this week, […]

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NEW VIDEO: Reality Rehab with Dr. Jenn: Webisode 4: The Top Model

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

November 6th, 2010

If you’ve been reading WIMN’s Voices recently (or media outlets from The Vancouver Sun to The Frisky), you know I launched a satirical book trailer and webisode series this week, Reality Rehab with Dr. Jenn, which spoofs — and then liberates — reality TV’s stock characters through media literacy therapy.
(The trailer […]

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VIDEO: “Reality Rehab” Webisode 3: The “Real” Housewife

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

November 4th, 2010

On Monday, to celebrate the official publication of Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth About Guilty Pleasure TV, I blogged the launch of Reality Rehab with Dr. Jenn, a book trailer and satirical web series spoofing — and then liberating — reality TV’s stock characters through media literacy therapy. Monday also saw the debut […]

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NEW VIDEO: Reality Rehab with Dr. Jenn: Webisode 2–The Angry Black Woman

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

November 3rd, 2010

On Monday, to celebrate the official publication of Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth About Guilty Pleasure TV, I blogged the launch of Reality Rehab with Dr. Jenn, a book trailer and satirical web series spoofing — and then liberating — reality TV’s stock characters through media literacy therapy.
Today, in Reality Rehab Webisode 2, […]

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RSVP, New York: Reality Bites Back reading Nov 4, PARTY & Tweet-up Nov 10! (And more.)

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

November 2nd, 2010

Hey New Yorkers: are you looking for something fun and politically relevant to do after the election dust dies down? (Yes, I’m voting today…and so should you. Soapbox moment over.) Well, here are two options for you — I hope to see you at one or both of these exciting events.
Option #1: the intellectually stimulating […]

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Glenn Beck verses Donald Duck: Video remix for trying times

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

October 2nd, 2010

Remember Buffy v. Edward? Well, it’s time for Glenn Beck v. Donald Duck!
Well, the official title is Right Wing Radio Duck. Brace yourself for the latest from video remix artist Jonathan McIntosh, who won a coveted Mr. Pointy Award for his WIMN’s Voices essay, “What Would Buffy Do? Notes on Dusting Edward Cullen.” His […]

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“All Scalia is saying is women aren’t persons [especially on The Bachelor]”

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

September 30th, 2010

Quote of the day:
“All Scalia is saying is women aren’t persons.” [Especially on The Bachelor.]
Who said it?
Find out via my latest blog post at the website for my book, Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth About Guilty Pleasure TV.
Hint: This late night comedy host is a stalwart supporter of truthieness. If you enjoy […]

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Livetweeting “The Bachelorette”: Join in on Twitter Mon. night

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

July 11th, 2010

UPDATE, July 13: Here’s a sample of last night’s livetweets of “The Bachelorette”:
@jennpozner: We begin as always: 6seasons of #Bachelorette +14seasons of #Bachelor: ALL 20 stars +most daters were white #RealityBitesBack
@jennpozner: Will #Bachelorette Ali end up with salsa-dancing Roberto Martinez? Answer’s in surname: in #Bachelorverse #MrRightMustBeWhite
@jennpozner: #Bachelor franchise IS bigoted;that’s what I meant RT @GeriJarvis […]

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