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Man of Steel: The Hero We Needed

In the latest of the series, Superman is not the man we want, but the man we deserve.


All Grown Up and Here to Stay: The Next Generation and the Small Screen

How millenials challenge the TV industry’s traditional methods.


/ May 29, 2014 11:52 pm

Words for Other Worlds

Science and speculation in Margaret Atwood’s dystopias

/ May 28, 2014 5:59 pm

We Exist: Arcade Fire’s Failed Revolution

For all its good intentions, Arcade Fire and Garfield's video reinforces old stereotypes about trans people.

/ May 17, 2014 7:57 pm

To Ferment and Foment

The curious links between nationalism and beer.

/ May 15, 2014 4:37 pm

America’s Sport Audited

The NFL's tax-exempt status under attack

and / May 11, 2014 2:11 am

In Sight, In Mind

Re-humanizing war in the era of the drone.

/ April 28, 2014 3:17 pm

Advertising 2.0

Today's advertisements are better equipped to reflect the interests and values of individual consumers

/ April 22, 2014 10:44 am

If at First You Don’t Succeed: A Review of Elizabeth Warren’s A Fighting Chance

The Massachusetts senator tells us an earnest, though occasionally clichéd, story of personal struggle and policy wars.

/ April 13, 2014 2:39 pm

France Cannot Forget Its Complicity in Rwanda

A memorandum against erasing the trauma of the Genocide.

/ April 8, 2014 7:59 pm

Re-Telling America’s Origin Stories

James Madison, Fox, and Friends.

/ April 7, 2014 11:52 pm

An American in Zunyi

History for the Next Generation

/ April 6, 2014 6:39 pm

Where Are We Now?

David Bowie's Legacy in the 21st Century

/ April 5, 2014 10:16 pm

Why We Need White Racial Satire

White racial satire and the support of privileged allies represent the possibility that our identities do not entirely determine our fate.

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