David Kirby
Reviews // 2 Articles

Little Richard: The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll
15 Feb 2010 // 2:59 PM

David Kirby's book asserts that ″A-wop-bop-a-loo-mop-a-lop-bam-boom″ was the cry that not only birthed rock 'n' roll, but created an entirely new world in its wake.

Ultra-Talk by David Kirby
14 Oct 2007 // 5:00 PM

Ultra-Talk succeeds primarily when it allows Kirby the literature professor to do his thing most directly: explaining Shakespeare, Whitman, Dante, or Dickinson. But when he attempts to explore more mundane topics, Kirby reaches conclusions about the ordinary that may be revelations only to him.

//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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