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    to be entertaining rather than informative” (Oxford). Beauty and the Geek pairs together "Geeks" (socially inelegant nerd breeds) and "Beauties" (beautiful women handpicked for depicting bimbos), who then take on challenges. Each week one couple is forced to leave the house and the last remaining couple wins $250,000 in prizes. Along the way the geeks are renovated, and the beauties learn various things about geek culture. Beauty and the geek amplifies a negative stereotype of men and women enforced

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    important purpose. Today, shows like Beauty and the Geek, Big Brother, and every other reality show fit into this mold, but when viewed critically lessons appear. In the case of TV today, reality shows depict an altered reality because of the unrealistic situations this genre presents. Firstly, Beauty and the Geek claimed they conducted the “ultimate social experiment,” and yet is still considered as a show in the genre of reality TV. Since Beauty and the Geek subsisted as a social experiment, altered

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    Evolution of the Geeks In the past 20th century, the word geek has evolved into many different meanings. The term branched off to create a person with low social skills, often with high intelligence, a person highly interested in computer technology, and a person with a devotion to something that places him or her outside of the mainstream. Geek usually has negative connotations within popular culture, where being a geek tends to be an insult. The term can also be a badge of honor among subcultures

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    need to write articles titled “Dear Fake Geek Girls: Please Go Away” (Brown, 2012). This article will summarize the works of Joseph Reagle and his article “Geek Policing: Fake Geek Girls and Contested Attention” (2015). “Each post about fake geek girls shows that question of attention is significant within geek culture” (Reagle, 2015). To explain this, Reagle (2015) uses Bourdieu’s theory of fields and capital, complemented by literature on geeks, authenticity and boundary policing; this

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    movie truly has it all: annoying little siblings, misunderstood teenagers, an older sister who sucks up all the attention, conservative grandparents, freshman geeks, the popular cheerleader, and, of course, the hottie that everyone has a crush on. Though stuffed with stock characters, Sixteen Candles somehow achieves a beautiful balance. The geek

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    Geek Love Book Review

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    Book Review: Geek Love: A Novel Katherine Dunn Mirjam Kositchek COM Professional Writing Fall A 2015 Imagine John Merrick, Diane Arbus and David Lynch sitting around the celebrated Algonquin Round Table as they discuss what would come of the three of them collaborating on a project. One has to wonder what inspired Katherine Dunn’s Geed Love. Unique in every sense of the word Katherine has created characters that will not go into the night quietly. Told in the present time as well as retrospectively

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    The oppression of women throughout Geek Love leads to the destruction of the Binewski family, their beloved Fabulon, and many other lives. Just as soon as the story begins we see how Al first viewed his now wife. In a time of need, Lil offers to stand in as the geek for his show. Al, in telling his children the tale, admits his mind immediately leapt to the poster possibilities. He goes on to explain that Lil’s legs would certainly draw a crowd, as if her body brining in money is what truly mattered

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    Female nude has a long tradition of being represented in the most erotica and sensualist way, and were mostly clothed by either mythology or sheer beauty. These traditions can be dated back to the ancient Geeks and Romans, for example, the sculpture of goddess Venus. In Mante’s painting “Olympia”, it is obvious that it was drawing on those traditions but was also doing something radically modern. Titian’s Venus of Urbino is the immediate model for Manet’s painting, the differences between the two

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    I chose The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth by Alexandra Robbins based on its title alone. Not only did this title draw my attention from the list of other available options for this class, it made me think about people like me actually being successful despite their past transgressions against the social norms. Throughout the book, Robbins introduced concepts that I was familiar with through personal experience. Connections to Gossip Girl and Freaks and Geeks, Robbins’ quirk theory was thoroughly

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    Exploring Cosmetology Essay

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    cosmetologist does? Do you think you have the skill and patience it takes to become a cosmetologist? The basics of becoming a cosmetologist and why it is so common in today’s world will be explained in the following paragraphs. “A cosmetologist is a beauty specialist who is educated in treating the hair, skin, and nails” (McKay). Some of the services that are required of a cosmetologist include but are not limited to: shampooing, hair, treating disorders, haircuts or trims, and styling hair (Chronicle

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