Sometimes it’s okay to be nosy

Some of you may be familiar with that show "What Would You Do?"  It's aired since 2008, and the premise of every episode of this hidden camera show is to stage awkward or scary situations in public and gauge people's reactions. Basically, they test the waters of where human kindness and decency lie. If you're like …

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Demi-lition Derby

Read this article about Demi Lovato the other day, and thought, "Well...that escalated quickly." The rundown: an Instagram artist drew a picture of Lovato several months ago as a topless mermaid. Lovato herself commented on the photo recently and said it was a "gorgeous" drawing, but that it wasn't representative of her actual body. The …

Journalism and sexism: A tale of two -isms

I'm normally not one to cry sexism or misogyny, but a story out of Australia this week deserves such labels. https://youtu.be/lnLHUr60HK0 That's West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle. The woman interviewing him is Australian sports journalist Mel McLaughlin. Let's take a closer look at this Monday night conversation in case you missed it: McLaughlin: It looks …