James Shapiro
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The Best Non-Fiction of 2010
23 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

PopMatters' writers (a margin-friendly, iconoclastic bunch, for the most part) cast their nets far beyond the world of culture-production to capture some of the best non-fiction books published in 2010.


Who Wrote Shakespeare and Why You Should Care
12 Apr 2010 // 9:00 PM

James Shapiro encourages those who believe that someone else wrote Shakespeare’s plays to examine their prejudices about where genius comes from, how it works, and who gets to have it.

//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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