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What Rhimes With Bad Cultural Analysis?

By now all of the smart people have written the smart takes on the New York Times’ television review crediting Shonda Rhimes’ with creatively manipulating the “angry black woman” stereotype. … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Debbie Downerism: John Oliver and For-Profit Colleges

One of the better things about social media is that if you manage to curate social feeds with just the right balance of entertaining spirits and brilliant intellects, it delivers … Continue reading

September 9, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Twitter Facts of Life

“You take the good/You take the bad/You take them both/And there you have/The Facts of Life”   Usual disclaimer: this may meander. I was born short and never really grew … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · 14 Comments