David Camak Pratt
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Yesterday's Dreams: Motown in the 1980s | 28 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM

The music of Motown's third decade does not quite deserve the close attention that the label's first two decades warrant, but even a cursory look at the label in these years reveals that things weren't all bad.


The Stepfather (1987) | 4 Nov 2009 // 2:00 PM

Unlike Freddy Krueger or Jason Voorhees, the monstrous title character of The Stepfather is both plausible and a rich metaphor.

Homeboy | 8 Sep 2009 // 3:59 PM

Johnny never gets a direct answer as to whether he could have been good or not, but the film gives the viewer enough images, not words, to decide for himself.

//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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