Reality Television. Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture. By Ariel Levy. Have we all bought into the idea that “everyone who is sexually liberated ought to be imitating strippers and porn stars”?. Women flash Girls Gone Wild “for the brand” association
Women flash Girls Gone Wild “for the brand” association
Exposing themselves to GGW because of social pressure?
GGW looking for “real” women: “You know, 100 to 110 pounds, big boobs, blonde, blue eyes, ideally no piercing or tattoos” (Levy).Show me your boobs!
Female Olympic athletes in Playboy
Dating reality shows
Plastic surgery “make-overs”
Music videos and concertsExhibitionism is running wild . . .
“Hotness” has become cultural currency
Raunch culture is not progressive, it is commercialSexy = worthwhile
by Brown, Lamb & Tappan
by Brown & Lamb
Consider the “highlights” of our class and how you’d edit our experience as if it were a reality show. How would you amp up the drama? How would it stray from “reality”?