Michael Scott Moore
Features // 2 Articles

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.

Sweetness and Blood: How Surfing Spread from Hawaii and California to the Rest of the World
28 Sep 2010 // 4:00 PM

A journalist enters the dystopian world of Franz Kafka in an attempt to journey to Gaza to study the local surf scene.

//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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