Michael Brett
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Michael Brett, the Leper Messiah, resides with his wife in Evanston, Illinois. He enjoys pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and going to bullfights on acid. You can read more of his work at http://Shambollocks.com.

Columns // 26 Articles

The Oscars: The Super Bowl of Egotism | 17 Mar 2010 // 4:59 PM

Maybe we watch the Oscars because they remind us of our own high school days. Popularity and past work far outweigh the quality of work represented by the nomination.

Please Don't Call 'This' Country | 4 Mar 2010 // 2:59 PM

You can say that this is just mindless garbage, no different than a Black Eyed Peas hit, but I disagree.

//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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