Hooks: Media subtexts, responsibility and narrative shaping, and how that intersects with pop culture. Presently, these topics appear to be personified by the polarizing figure of Justin Bieber --- who provides endless content.
Justin Bieber surprises children at a Japanese orphanage in impromptu visit while on vacation in Japan. Justin Bieber gets a lot of attention — sometimes deserved, often not — for his missteps, but when he giving back he’s on sure ground. The 20-year-old singer paid a surprise visit to a Japanese orphanage on Wednesday, April… Read more »
Justin Bieber crashed Drake Bell’s album release party at Mixology at the Grove in Los Angeles last night after two-years of unilateral bashing from Bell. Bad move or about time? Justin Bieber crashed Drake Bell’s album release party last night, and it was pretty epic. It’s widely known that Bell isn’t overly fond of Bieber…. Read more »
News that Selena Gomez fired her mom and step-father as managers broke last Thursday. The official story was that the move had been in progress for months and that Selena was eventually given the blessing of her parents to spread her wings. Well, stop the press. Because that reported ‘conscious professional uncoupling’ isn’t looking so… Read more »