Todd R. Ramlow
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National Fantasies | 10 Oct 2004 // 7:00 PM

In the US Capitol, multiple 'realities' and 'fantasies' coexist, creating a schizophrenic existence. It is a place of 'real world' politics as depicted by the mass media. We think we 'know' this city from so many movies and TV programs we've seen. It is our national site for pilgrimage, shared with people from other countries who bring their own historical understanding to this monument. And, it is home to a disenfranchised population with minimal representation in its own country, as if the people who live here are virtually non-existent.

Sex Education: Interview with John Waters | 31 Dec 1994 // 6:03 PM

No one is ever going to eat dog shit again. So if that's what you're looking for, move on!


Pornography: A Thriller | 15 Apr 2010 // 9:15 PM

Though David Kittredge's film doesn't exactly tread new ground topically, it is testament to our continued fascination with the question of snuff.

Date Night | 8 Apr 2010 // 9:01 PM

In timing, delivery, and charisma, Tina Fey and Steve Carell are exactly who they always are, and this is a good thing.

//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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