It seems to me that the popularity of Downton Abbey can be explained pretty simply: The world created by Julian Fellowes Continue reading
The thing that puzzles me most about Pixar’s Monsters University is its intended audience.
Britney Spears’s new single is called “Work Bitch.” Although there’s no comma, this sentence seems to be in the imperative Continue reading
Watching Sarah Polley’s extraordinary documentary Stories We Tell, I found myself thinking about Barthes’ Camera Lucida and the relationship between Continue reading
Twerking as cultural appropriation is old news. Here’s Nielsen doing her notorious “Gaucho” dance in Afgrunden (1910). As Nietzsche put it: Continue reading
To judge from the 3D movies I’ve seen lately, I think it’s fair to say that the purported 50% increase Continue reading
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Most sources seem to agree that Miley Cyrus’s instantly-infamous performance at the VMAs was embarrassing. The question is, why? Jody Continue reading