Superstars(?)

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Many people in our country, well, around the world, just can’t seem to get enough of celebrities. However, I have a problem with that, especially in the entertainment business. I’ve seen some movies, TV shows, etc. that most of these celebrities have made and I’m not impressed at all. It also seems that the bar for “superstardom” is set too low, way too low!… [Read more]

Television and America’s Dual Identity

Much like its popular TV show characters, America has a dual identity, contending between good and evil.

Warning: Contains spoilers about Dexter, Homeland, Breaking Bad, and Mad Men.

What is America? I often hear opposing extremes on this question from the far right and far left—the former believes it’s a nation of liberty and democracy for all, while the latter feels it’s an imperialistic force for oppression. And both sides at times seem to have their points.… [Read more]

It’s A Wrap – Week In Review February 19, 2012

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The Twitter feeds have been very active; so much has happened. Two things have dominated the news this week: the religious wrongs right’s imposition of their values on the rest of us (so much for religious freedom, huh?), and extensive coverage of Whitney Houston‘s life and legacy. For the latter, a wonderful tribute celebrating her life and impact she on the world of music made so many of us reflect on her talent.… [Read more]