#Recent College Grad Problems

Oh, great.

I spoke with a close friend today about the uncertainty I feel regarding my new job. Don’t get my wrong, I’m thankful and glad. The people I work for have been very warm and welcoming but I think I might have signed myself into slave labor. Or, less dramatically put, indentured servitude. This is the harsh reality I face as a recent college graduation with a broad liberal arts degree. Depending on the way you look at it, I can do everything or I can do nothing with my degree. So like a wise patient adult, I took the first offer I could get with a small business. A sort of mom and pop shop. Maybe up and coming.

Like me, my friend is 25 but she never completed her college degree. She works in an urban center for a corporate giant, pushing paper, and gets paid 3 more dollars than I do. I wonder who’s better off here. I see the line of work that I’m in as an investment. Everything I do for this small business I’ll put on my resume and showcase all of the abilities I was able to accumulate. But on the other hand, I feel like a sucker for getting into debt for college degree that feels so meaningless.

Shoulda been a nurse.

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Oh Vh1, Are you reinforcing racist, sexist, and patriarchal sterotypes again?

The ladies of Love and Hip-Hop

Last weeks episode was a mess. And when I say mess I mean delightfully disgusting piece of entertainment. Kimbella, the show punching bag, got into another fight with some girl who also happens to have a false sense of importance. But among the violence, we found love. Ol’ jmmy finally got muscled into proposing to Chrissy in Miami.

During  last weeks Baseball Wives…who am I kidding? I don’t watch Baseball Wives. I stick to the minority themed shows because they make me feel more comfortable. But VH1 doesn’t really cater to my specific minority (the Hispanic community) so I’m proposing the creation of Fútbol Wives, or possibly, Fútbol Esposas. This show can follow the same  formulaic design of its baseball, basketball, mob, and hip hop predecessors:

  • Women who live off of husbands, baby daddy’s, boyfriends, ex-husbands, etc. They’re lives must completely revolve the finances of the men in their lives. I won’t have it any other way.
  • One fight per episode. Non-negotiable. This fight must be instigated by the the evil queen bee of the show. She must have a mole.
  • Okay, two per episode.

I hope that Vh1 will consider bringing a little diversity to their shows. Hey, maybe the Logo channel can take on Softball Wives?

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