Tag: gossip

Ten Things You Don’t Know About Me

Chelsea Horton , March 2nd, 2020


Image Description: Drawing of a blonde woman in a light green shirt with an orangutan peering over her shoulder. Charlotte Hollands I was an actor before I became…


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Stars—They Talk Just Like Us! 

Chelsea Horton , February 20th, 2020


How an Instagram-based gossip franchise allows celebrities to manage the authenticity of their public personae. They go to the market! They pump gas! They explore the park! One…


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“We Use Our Mouths to Trade”

Chelsea Horton , February 20th, 2020


At Ghana’s Kumasi Central Market gossip is more than idle talk. It helps traders mitigate economic risk and boost professional reputations.  In the yam yard, wholesale traders bargain…


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Tea Fit for a Queen

Chelsea Horton , February 20th, 2020


Tea sipping has a distinctly queer pedigree. To serve tea properly, one must be skilled in the art of verbal delivery.  During last summer’s Women’s World Cup, Alex…


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Gossip—A Thing Humans Do

Chelsea Horton , February 20th, 2020


Gossip and rumor are important informal modes of communication, influencing public opinion and individual actions. But, the distinction between information and falsehood can be difficult to see.  Is…


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Gossip in the Aid Industry

Chelsea Horton , February 20th, 2020


For international aid workers, gossip is a means of navigating a complex industry and acquiring essential information. All we have to do now Is take these lies and…


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CFP: GOSSIP

Natalie Konopinski , August 27th, 2019


iStock   Psst, have you heard? We’re making a gossip issue. For our January/February issue, Anthropology News is indulging in some loose talk and tittle-tattle. Whether you have…


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They flirt, they share porn and they gossip

Juliano Andrade Spyer , February 5th, 2016


The last four months of 2015 were tough. I was locking myself in a claustrophobic student carrel every day, spending 9 hours staring at a computer screen but…


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