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Sunday, January 9 2011

‘The English Is Coming!’ A Different Form of Global Domination

Robots! Bikinis! Language definitely influences society and culture; here is a glimpse into certain English terms that have made their mark on the world.


Monday, June 14 2010

A Complex Issue is Communicated With Admirable Concision In ‘A Thousand Machines’

If the potentially hazardous relationship between pedestrian, motorist, and cyclist is one familiar example of machinic interdependency, another is the connection between social action and art.


Monday, March 29 2010

India’s Fair Skin Ambassadors Welcome Hip-Hop’s New Dark Knight (video)

Since Shahrukh Khan is showing Akon around Bollywood, imagine that awkward moment when the two are out on the town and they encounter the Fair and Handsome advertising chair, and Shahrukh Khan says to Akon, "I'd like you to meet my sponsor."


Thursday, November 12 2009

Monsoon Wedding (The Criterion Collection)

A family drama, as mosaic of modern, globalizing India, as a love story that sneaks up on you, and as a discourse on post-modernity and tradition.


Thursday, January 22 2009

The Shadows of Consumption by by Peter Dauvergne

Dauvergne acknowledges that globalization isn’t just about making life better; it’s about making boatloads of money.


Friday, April 13 2007

These days, it isn’t only American culture that is affected


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