A ‘Pretty Big’ Podcast

The podcast I chose to write about is one that is relatively new and slightly unconventional, but very interesting and insightful. Plus size model, body activist, and television presenter Ashley Graham aired her first episode of ‘Pretty Big Deal’ about a year ago on October 4th, 2018, (it can be found here). The format of […]

A Podcast You Should Know

Everyone loves to hear and learn about new things. With the podcast Stuff You Should Know, curiosity has no bounds. The thing that makes this podcast truly special is the fact that it has an episode for almost everything. Whether it is about evolution, art, space, etc. there is no shortage in variety of what […]

ESPN: First Take with Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman

Ashraya Sapkota The First take podcast airs on ESPN radio. It is a sports debate podcast hosted by Molly Querim, Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman. Stephen A Smith who has emerged as the face of ESPN recently has brought the show and podcast great attention. The show averages 400,000 to 500,000 daily viewers. Breaking […]

Disney: Growing a small business to a multibillion dollar franchise

Walt Disney created the first generation of Disney Princesses in 1937-1959, targeting girls and children while establishing the importance of ‘True love’s first kiss’ and ‘A happily ever after.’ The Disney Princess franchise is a media and toy-line owned by The Walt Disney Company. In 2001, Andy Mooney became Chairman of Disney Consumer Products, and created […]

Indiana Jones: The Influence for Adventure

Whether it be escaping a temple from a boulder or fighting off Nazi soldiers, nothing screams adventure more than the Indiana Jones franchise. It has always stood out as iconic for all that whip-cracking action. Indiana Jones is a household name, and people both old and young recognize it. With all this being said, it is […]

Has Back to the Future come to an end?

That is a question that many fans have been asking themselves for a really long time. The Back to the Future franchise craze started in 1985 with the release of the original Back To The Future movie. The science fiction-adventure comedy film not only became the highest-grossing film in 1985 but also became an international […]

The World of James Bond

Thirty-nine novels, twenty-four films, and many lead actors later, James Bond has remained an iconic figure in pop culture since his conception in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming. Drawing from his own experience as a former naval intelligence officer, Fleming first presented the world of James Bond with the novel Casino Royale. After the books […]