Barbara Herman

San Francisco-based writer Barbara Herman has a Masters from UC Berkeley in the Department of Rhetoric and Film, and is now editor for a women's humor blog. In addition to her love for cinema, she is a serious foodie and perfume aficionado and is working on her first book, Difficult Pleasures: In Praise of Acquired Tastes.

Reviews // 13 Articles

Funny Face | 25 Mar 2009 // 3:59 PM

Heterosexual coupling wins the day, but the relationship that really counts in this film is between the two people who aren’t in love with each other, but rather with fashion.

The Wackness | 22 Jan 2009 // 1:58 PM

Ultimately, this film is neither dope nor wack — it’s just kind of boring.

//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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