dreamsofthenewfoundexotic
DreamsoftheNewfoundExotic
dreamsofthenewfoundexotic
Apr 7 2015
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I’m sorry, I have to ask, what kind of school (please tell me it’s a for profit like Full Sail or something like that) ask for videos of their student applicants? You realise that what happened is precisely the reason this (and asking candidates to submit photos) isn’t done, right?

Apr 2 2015
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It's almost like someone who once managed a chain restaurant was given a commensurately responsible position in journalism.

Mar 31 2015
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As a German NuRo who has a lot of antipathy toward Jezebel, I cannot begin to describe the enjoyment this irruption of KN has given me...

Nov 5 2014
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I'm sorry, but after four years in an BaHons, two in an MA, and eight in a PhD program, the latter at a public ivy demanding gruelling labor and competitive intelligence amid the academic candidates, I do not want to see this at my graduation. My spouse and parents, not to mention my advisors, supported my candidacy Read more

Oct 29 2014
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This is part of the culture in New Zealand. The show had already been scripted and filmed before this incident. Jane Campion's entire body of work is basically about this subject, and she is from NZ, so well aware of it.

Oct 18 2014
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She's not though. If she were really a bitch, and wanted to see a prospective competitor fail, she'd just STFU. Trust me, that's how it's done in PhD programs.

Oct 18 2014
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Neither. It's actually really excellent advice and probably not even meant in the way you're taking it that someone tried to subtly counsel you about your appearance as a PhD candidate. Since you said comps and not boards sounds like a social sciences/humanities field...no matter what scholarly advantages you may Read more

Oct 18 2014
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It doesn't sit right with me either (and I also remember Scovell and am very disappointed to see her byline both on Jezebel and on this piece). The reason why is larger than the comparison vehicle, though: It's Jezebel. This has become a troll site for women; my students constantly bring it up to me as a "feminist" Read more

Oct 15 2014
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Thanks so much for writing this. I was galvanised by The Great and Secret Show as a teen in 1989 and remembering being thrilled by the unconventional narratives and gender typings. ... Barker's children's stories too are fascinatingly complex with unusual characters who don't try so hard to be "quirky." I even love Read more

Oct 15 2014
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You mean like a rampant science-rejecting horde or Tea Partying Truther Birthers, an inadequate health care and crumbling educational system, an enormous and growing gap between the wealthy and the poor, complete lack of responsible gun control that results in thousand and thousands of deaths a year, and a police Read more

Oct 14 2014
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Well, if you're an American now you know how everyone in the rest of the world feels when we hear an American accent...is the person going shoot up the Backstübe 'cause they can't be served gluten-free Semmeln? Yeah, and I imagine the Palestinians being bulldozed and droned out of their homes are totes chill when they Read more

Oct 14 2014
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It's actually not. I'm in a fellowship in an Anglophone country and being a German who has the appearance of someone from the Middle East I endure a fair amount of visual-based discrimination on a daily basis, until I open my mouth, and experience another type.