A local academic’s take on Kristen Stewart… and the backlash!

A local academic celebrity blogger (I know, who knew?) Anne Helen Petersen wrote an essay deconstructing the celebrity icon she has become.

The essay went viral and she got a ton of comments (and attacks) which she explores in a follow up post.

It’s always exciting to hear about the fan buzz and energy, but it’s also scary to hear how much backlash there can be to a post that is not really critical at all of Twilight. Let’s hope we can make our fans happy. Or at least cause a stir….

About Shana Merlin

Merlin Works is the brainchild of Shana Merlin: improviser, teacher, and performer. Since 1996, she’s been leading classes that stretch people’s imaginations, push them out of their comfort zones, and make them laugh out loud for hours at a time.

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