She/her. I write about pop culture, and I love dissecting every single medium I come across.
You can also find me as a writer on Medium, and as a translator on Global Voices.
The lyrical legacy of "Don't Cha" by The Pussycat Dolls
In 2019, Ariana Grande released her single Break up with your girlfriend, I'm bored, a song about a woman wanting a man to end his current relationship to date her, instead. Among the mixed reaction, a small group of fans jokingly commented: "hey hey you you, I don't like your girlfriend", obviously quoting Avril Lavigne's 2006 single Girlfriend, which follows a similar storyline. While they were right, however, an older song came to my mind, namely, Don't Cha by The Pussycat Dolls (feat. Busta Rhymes), released in 2005.
My predictions for Eurovision Song Contest 2022 (pre-show).
We finally have all the competing entries for this year's Eurovision Song Contest, and, while listening to them, all of us probably ended up thinking about who our winner is, who is going to qualify and who isn't, and so on.
Taylor Swift is the narrator of "You belong with me", AND the villain.
You belong with me is probably one of the most popular Taylor Swift songs. Its reputation, however, changed a lot through the last ten to fifteen years, turning from a relatable love song to the "I'm not like other girls" anthem, although, overall, people still have a good memory tied to this single.
How to survive the calamity of "Another"
You're a student or a teacher of class 3-3 at Yomiyama North Middle School and, this school year, it's your turn to face the yearly curse that haunts this class since 1973. What would you do in order to have the best chances of survival?
4 Healthy break-up songs from mainstream artists
During this pandemic, lockdowns and isolation lead to a lot of reflection for many of us, focusing on what really matters in life, what side we want to improve, what we could do that we didn’t dare to do before, and so on.
What I’ve learnt about motivation
Motivation is a word widely used by lifestyle influencers all over the internet. It is particularly regarded as one of the core elements of success in general. The Cambridge dictionary defines motivation as “enthusiasm for doing something” and “the need or reason for doing something”, which match the overall ongoing discourse.