Tag Archives: Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift’s “Wildest Dreams”: Colonialism + A Boring Romance Plot, Wrapped Up In One Video

That Taylor Swift video. Yes, I saw it. The short of it is that it annoys me.  Continue reading Taylor Swift’s “Wildest Dreams”: Colonialism + A Boring Romance Plot, Wrapped Up In One Video

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Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift: The VMAs, Feminism, and Music Videos

Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift have been in the news recently. I’m sure if you’ve been on Twitter within the last four days, you’ve heard about Nicki Minaj taking the VMAs to task for not nominating “Anaconda” for Music Video of the Year. If not, here’s the quick rundown:

Nicki Minaj took to Twitter to address her annoyance at MTV for not nominating her music video for “Anaconda” for Music Video of the Year, while nominating other music videos, which contained slim white women, chief among them being Taylor Swift’s music video for “Bad Blood,” which is full of her supermodel and actress friends. Continue reading Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift: The VMAs, Feminism, and Music Videos