Author Archives: Olivia Crowley

The Issue with Inspiration Porn

inspiration porn (noun) the portrayal of people with disabilities as inspirational solely or in part on the basis of their disability: I’m not your inspiration porn. In other words, thanks to ABC’s hit television series Speechless, inspiration porn can be described as the “portrayal of people with disabilities as one-dimensional saints who only exist to […]

Has Wedding Planning Gotten Easier?

The answer to this question is, well, yes and no.** But first, let’s start with the pros of planning a wedding in the twenty first century. What used to be spreadsheets, paper checklists, and over-priced ‘full service’ wedding planning agencies are now all-encompassing, integrated platforms such as WeddingWire and Zola. Each site, launched in 2006 […]


If you had no idea what this blog post was going to be about based on its title, I understand. Game of Thrones is not for everyone. However, if you’ve never heard of the thrilling fantasy drama television series that is HBO’s Game of Thrones, you definitely live under a rock. And even if this […]


I’m not going to lie, I had absolutely no idea what I was getting myself into with this class. When it came time to pick classes last semester, I needed to take one more entrepreneurship elective to fulfill my concentration requirements before graduation, and I knew the TA (hi Michaela) who spoke very positively about […]