Why I Watch Reality TV

As a culture, we’ve become obsessed with reality TV—these “real,” heavily pre-planned shows (not scripted, because there’s a difference) that steal at least sixty minutes of our time on a daily basis. We’ve become so obsessed that their stars are now household names, have become legitimate celebrities whether we like it or not, and their … Continue reading Why I Watch Reality TV

How Do You Pronounce “.gif?”

In media works, you'll come across dozens of different file formats, even some you've never heard of. But have you ever though of how to pronounce them?  Is it "ah-vee" or "a-v-i?" Is it "mauve," ",move" or "m-o-v?" Even the color "mauve" has at least two pronunciations. But here's the big one, sparked by today's … Continue reading How Do You Pronounce “.gif?”