Category Thelma

NFL Playoffs, Golden Globes, Downton, Girls: I watched 11 straight hours of TV yesterday

Yo, yesterday was a crazy day of TV. At 10:56pm the Golden Globes gave out its final award, Best Picture, to 12 Years a Slave, a great movie that I haven’t seen yet because my family didn’t want to watch something so heavy during the holidays. Like the movie itself, I  didn’t see this award. […]

How does Snapchat Stories work?

A few weeks ago Snapchat updated to version 6.0. In addition to adding a shiny new interface, users were sent a video from Team Snapchat that introduced a new feature: Snapchat Stories. Unfortunately video-snaps are not the best means to relay important information (only 21% of all video snapchats are viewed with sound), leaving users […]

Jesse Pinkman, Style Icon

Jesse Pinkman is somewhat of a style non-icon. Like the character himself, Jesse’s clothes have changed significantly over the past 5.5 seasons. Let’s go back and look at what the self-proclaimed king of the ABQ was wearing out on these streets. Season 1   When we first meet Jesse, we’re supposed to understand him as […]

Themes to Watch for in Don Jon

Hipster heartthrob turned A-list celeb Joseph Gordon-Levitt recently finished writing, directing and starring in Don Jon. I was lucky enough to be invited as a fellow Thelma contributor’s guest to an early screening of the film (shoutout Victor’s Klout score) at which JGL appeared to give this quick introduction. I took in a pseudo coming-of-age […]

FOPA: Fear of Posting Anything

Everyone knows that YOLO (You Only Live Once) and most know that FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) is real, or maybe just have FOMO on knowing what FOMO is. The point is that the internet has come together to establish that four letter acronyms are the best way to define emotions that aren’t listed in […]

E3 for People that Don’t Really Care

You may or may not know that the massive gaming event of the year is happening right now at E3. The Los Angeles based conference which launched on Monday with Microsoft’s exhibition of the newest games for their upcoming console, the Xbox One. Video game publishers, developers, and nerds flocked from all over the country […]

Nobody is that Cool, Facebook

Over the last 10 years, the internet as a whole has drastically changed the way human beings communicate. Twitter allows us to rapidly share and re-share tidbits of information, Yelp can tell us the exact address and relative quality of the service at a given business, and Reddit aggregates all the funniest, most informative, and […]