Jane, the (Charming, Pregnant) Virgin

Imagine a show about the adventures of a young, comely virgin. Doubt it’d exist? Jane the Virgin, adapted from a Venezuelan telenovela, is a new CW abshow that’s original, affable, and surprisingly respectful of religious believers. The show offers a new twist on traditional mores—provocatively and comically—asking: What happens when the wrong woman is artificially … Continue reading

What Happened to Jessica Simpson?

Celebrities are not like you and me. They have stylists, publicists, and post-modern values. However, occasionally we learn about celebrities with protective parents or a strong traditional streak. Jessica Simpson used to be the quintessence of traditional morality. Back in 2000, Jessica Simpson had made a name for herself as a “good girl”, with values … Continue reading