Laura Halferty
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How a Streetwalker Became America’s Sweetheart | 26 Jul 2015 // 8:30 PM

Pretty Woman was porn-lite for women long before Fifty Shades of Grey came along, and apparently, it still is.

Miley Cyrus: The Anti-Lorde | 4 Jun 2014 // 8:14 PM

We cannot understand Lorde’s success without recognizing that it happened in the context of Miley Cyrus’ disgrace.


Plastic Paddies, Thick Micks, and Drunken Hooligans: St. Patrick's Unholy Legacy | 15 Mar 2015 // 3:10 AM

We Irish Americans have a talent for self-deprecation, and we’ve elevated it to an art form.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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