Articles tagged miriam shor

13 Jan 2009 // 7:59 PM

Swingtown: The First Season

The show devolves into a bunch of cheating and bed hopping more reminiscent of a daytime soap than a period drama.

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5 Jun 2008 // 2:30 AM


Two contrasting celebrations of Independence Day represent the two worlds of Swingtown, CBS' new primetime soap opera.

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

...reminds us that rock per se has a long history of celebrating alienation and ambiguity.

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

Hedwig and the Angry Inch's insight into the fluidity of gender is made all the more powerful by Hedwig's own attempts to puzzle through these conundrums. The film doesn't moralize, or try to give set answers.

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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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