Articles tagged john brown

Composer spent 20 years writing opera about abolitionist John Brown

KANSAS CITY, Mo.—Shortly after 10 p.m. on May 24, 1856, John Brown and seven other men, including four of his sons, stole into the night near

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High Redefinition: The 30 Best TV Shows of 2007

In memoriam of a TV season cut down before its prime time, PopMatters staff celebrates the Top 30 TV Shows of 2007. Some are old favorites. Others have barely made their impression felt. But at a time when all broadcast fortunes are up in the air, they definitely deserve the recognition.

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//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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