This is one reason why the kind of "trashiness
" these women are associated with is specifically "white trash," a virulent term of race and class judgment and a label that - as Shelley Cobb shows in her essay here--is repeatedly (and almost obsessively) applied to their lives and backgrounds.
What does upset me - what makes me angry, what exemplifies trashiness
- is all the attention that has been paid to CLS.
In this cultural climate, it is hard to find a tenable position from which to critique the feminization of celebrity "trashiness
," for example.
Mertz's point of departure was pictorial, and he arrived at a provocatively simple form of expression: concrete painting with an edgy trashiness
, embodied in poor materials such as unprimed canvas, cardboard, and Masonite.
Jackson to kick some serious asp--New Line's long-awaited "Snakes on a Plane" is at its best when it gives in to the exuberant trashiness
and matter-of-fact hilarity promised by its title.
She may be about to don a wedding dress that could top Jordan's for sheer trashiness
, but Emmerdale star Deena Payne is in no hurry to walk down the aisle herself.
" includes the Abner Snopeses, Jeeter Lesters, and Mrs.
This visual combination of romantic trashiness
and lack of affect suits his subject matter very nicely.
Yellow is often the color of debauchery, impure love, trashiness
. The basic color scheme of the sulfurous film Last Tango in Paris is yellow.
a osition The whole thing may be utter rubbish but, fatally, the filmmakers are either too thick or too lacking in awareness to exploit the inherent trashiness
and give us a daft-but-fun kitsch-athon.
Instead, even more than "Swimfan," it's a pic that struts around in fine clothes while never acknowledging its essential trashiness
Now the latest so-called celebrity' to entertain the troops is none other than non-entity Abi 'bury me in a Y-shaped coffin' Titmuss, who will be taking her special brand of Z-list trashiness
to the boys in Iraq.
In Macras's pieces like Back to the Present, 2003, the trashiness
and misery of the image industries are embodied in dance.
has gone out of the window here.
Mixing Dallas-like trashiness
with the social conscience of The Defenders, L.A.