https://youtu.be/rxKDPkYYEV8 Mountain Dew's latest flavor, Mountain DewSA claims it is a mixture of the red, white, and blue sodas: Code Red, Whiteout, and Voltage. Is this truth, or just a marketing ploy? Media Psych Marti decides to answer this question and delve into the world of mad scientist soda mixing. Tune in to … Continue reading Does DewSA Taste like Code Red, Whiteout, and Voltage?
So the other day I decided to launch a video blog. I hope you enjoy it. WARNING!!! SPOILERS!!! If you have not seen Wonder Woman yet, go see it and then watch this blog. THERE ARE MAJOR SPOILERS FOR THIS MOVIE!!! Ok, now that that's out of the way - here you go. The Psychology … Continue reading The Psychology Behind Why We Loved Wonder Woman
I wrote an article to submit for a freelancing writing position, and liked it so much I decided to post it here. It's all Media-Psychology-y, and I thought you guys would like it. Why We Love Bad Guys Being Good (Another Rise of the Anti-Hero Article) So an interesting thing has happened with our … Continue reading Why We Love Bad Guys Being Good
We had a creative writing assignment in elementary school. It was a simple task: What is your favorite song and why? My choice at that time was "When Doves Cry." I remember kids making fun of me. I don't remember who - kids are kids, and they make fun of other kids. I remember instead … Continue reading Why Celebrity Deaths Hit Us So Hard
I was drug kicking and screaming into the Showtime hit Dexter. (Kicking and screaming is such an appropriate idiom for a show about murder, isn’t it?) I had heard about Dexter, and heard ratings were high for it, but figured it was a gimmicky show with a weak plot that had an excuse for lots … Continue reading Why the Ending of Dexter Rattled Us So Badly
So I graduated with a masters in Media Psychology recently, and I've been trying to figure out what to do with this cool-ass degree in a crap-ass economy. At the moment, I'm working a temp job as a receptionist. No seriously - at this EXACT moment. I'm typing this from work. Yes, I'm allowed to … Continue reading Twilight, The Notebook, and other smooshiness . . . “Soulmates” on the screen