By Victoria Rose
Hello, I am a 19 year old student who is just beginning to make podcasts. I upload weekly on a Wednesday, and my podcasts cover topics relating to social and political issues, often ones popular with Gen Z and Millennials.
Personally PoliticalMay 13, 2022
Y2K is back! But will the Toxic Diet Culture Return?
Hello, today I am going to be talking about Y2K fashion and addressing the concern regarding whether the toxic diet culture will return. I will start by describing what Y2K is, then I will talk about the diet culture at the time. Finally I will talk about the body positivity movement and whether it may mean that things won’t be as bad this time around.
Oct 08, 202219:52
I Rewatched Skins and I no Longer Hate Effy
Hello, today I am going to be talking Skins, a popular show with teenagers on Netflix. I will begin by talking about why Effy was so popular and then about controversies about Effy. I will then discuss the ways in which Skins had somewhat led to the glorification of mental illness, then I will talk about ways in which this can be improved.
Sep 21, 202219:30
Unrealistic Expectations of University
Hello, this podcast is about unrealistic expectations concerning uni. I will cover reasons why people look forward to beginning uni, such as because of being able to be more independent, and due to the “uni experience”, but I will also talk about ways in which there are often unrealistic expectations concerning this. I will also discuss how it is often difficult for graduates when they leave, due to high competition for jobs and underwhelming salaries. Finally, I will finish by suggesting ways to make the most out of university.
Sep 13, 202225:08
Is Dressing “Slutty” Really Empowering?
Hello, today I am going to be addressing the feminist question of whether dressing “slutty” is really empowering for women. To start with, I will talk about the reasons behind why many women may choose to dress slutty, and about how this can be empowering. Then I will talk about the modelling industry, which is arguably financially empowering, before talking about ways in which women are pressured to wear revealing clothes in the work place. Then I will discuss how this problem can lead to women competing against each other, before I wrap up. #feminism #sexism #empowering #slutty #modelling #femaleempowerment #work
Aug 25, 202226:07
Welcome to my podcast on tiktok therapy, gosh it has been so long since I last posted haha. In this, I will begin by talking about the reasons behind why TikTok therapy, as I like to call it, and other online mental health resources are so popular in the first place, then I will talk about the positives and negatives of TikTok therapy, then I will talk about the way this can be utilised for it to be the most beneficial. #tiktok #tiktoktherapy #therapy #mentahealth #socialissues #socialcommentary #politics #opinion
Aug 13, 202213:33
Consequences of Content that Promises Self Confidence
Hello, today I will be talking about content that is common online which promotes and promises self confidence. This will include the positive and negative consequences as well as about what can be done realistically to make one feel more confident about themselves.
Jun 23, 202224:24
Early Pandemic Nostalgia
This podcast is all about the nostalgia for the lockdown which some have experienced. I will begin this episode by talking about where most of this nostalgia circulates, then I will go into the reasons why so many are nostalgic. Then I will discuss some of the positive and negative impacts of this.
Jun 08, 202248:21
Unrealistic expectations in relationships and sex
Welcome to the podcast on unrealistic expectations of relationships and sex. I will discuss how unrealistic ideals are portrayed in films as well as online. I will also discuss how unrealistic sex expectations are portrayed in a similar way, and how this can be dangerous. I will also talk about how young people often feel uncomfortable discussing this with people who are they are close with which results in more young people likely to turn toward films etc.
Jun 03, 202222:27
This episode is all about the idea of the overachiever, the overachieving kid or the former gifted kid. First I go into what the overachiever actually is and how it has become somewhat of a phenomenon on the internet, then I will discuss mainly the negative aspects of being/having been the overachiever, but I will also bring up a few of the positives. I will then go on to discuss the ways in which society has been putting pressure on children and teenagers to achieve more.
May 19, 202228:49
Cloud Chasing- How Vape Culture has Captured us all
Learn about how vaping has become popular as a culture, including the atmosphere within vape shops, people being exposed to vaping by celebrity endorsement as well as it featuring within music videos, and the impact of the rise of tricks and the vast range of flavours on children. To start with, I will talk about how vaping has become so popular as a culture, then I I’ll go on to discuss some of the advantages and disadvantages of vaping among children.
May 13, 202226:13
The Sad Girl
Hey everyone, this weekly episode is about the sad girl trend. I will begin by talking about how this was a popular trend among young people online especially on platforms like Instagram and tumblr, and the reasons behind this, and the impact that this trend has on the mental health of the likely target audience. Then I will go on to discuss the impacts concerning how the general ideal of the sad girl has been portrayed in the past as well as the present, and the feminist implications of this. Hope you enjoy the episode
May 04, 202230:33
If anyone were to see one of these beautifully crafted, aesthetically pleasing videos on tiktok, it would be easy to see how travel tiktok would make the temptations urge to travel, even more appealing than before. Welcome to the first ever episode of personally political! I upload every week on a Wednesday, and talk about popular spicy topics which are especially popular with gen z and millennials . Today I will be talking all about travel tiktok, and the multiple impacts of travelling, including the positive impacts of course but also as well as in how we need to recognise that it can be a privilege. The negative impacts will also be discussed, including how it can be used as a form of escapism, and the environmental impacts especially in regards to over tourism.
Apr 27, 202227:29