Ava Rosato

Hard Truths or Soft People?

Hard Truths or Soft People?

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04/13/2018

I remember being very confused as a child listening to Queen’s “Another One Bites The Dust.” My underdeveloped brain could not fathom why anyone would find dust appetizing. I contemplated the weird things I’d tried in the past, like that one time I ate a dog treat when I was 7, but I just couldn’t…

<i>Fresh Voices</i>: Ava Rosato on Humor and Self-Depreciation

Fresh Voices: Ava Rosato on Humor and Self-Depreciation

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02/16/2018

In this episode of Fresh Voices, Assistant Voices Editor Lizz Pankova and Ava Rosato discuss her piece in the Feb. 16, 2018 issue, What’s in a Diss?. In it, they discuss Ava’s thoughts on humor and self-depreciation, and coming to terms with one’s flaws. Her full print piece can be found here. http://media.blubrry.com/voicepodcastnetwork/p/georgetownvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Fresh-voices-whats-in-a-diss-21618-4.45-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window…

What’s in a Diss?

What’s in a Diss?

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02/16/2018

Dissing yourself is a form of humor familiar to most. Moments of vulnerability and confidence alike often oblige us to defer to joking about everyone’s easiest target—themselves. But in what sense should devaluing yourself ever be a source of humor? All too often, attempts to jokingly self-deprecate come across as either attention-seeking or pity-inducing. Personally,…

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