All in the Family

Part 2 - Outsider Influences | 8 Oct 2007 // 5:00 PM

TV was at a standstill. On one side -- the status quo. On the other -- the innovators from outside the mainstream. Guess who ended up winning the 'classics’ argument?


Why Does TV Betray Us So, Every Christmas? | 17 Dec 2013 // 8:30 PM

Some TV shows just aren’t willing to launch themselves into Christmas joy without also considering the validity of the Grinch's perspective.

Archie Bunker and America's Argument Around the Dinner Table | 1 Nov 2012 // 5:20 PM

With All In the Family, Norman Lear created a rich stew of social commentary on working class life in Queens, placing the political right in the center of the domestic, where it's always been.


All in the Family: Second Season | 24 Mar 2003 // 6:00 PM

In the case of All in the Family and Sanford and Son, 'groundbreaking' is not an overstatement.


Appreciation: Jean Stapleton Was the Sum of Many Parts | 3 Jun 2013 // 3:40 AM

LOS ANGELES — Jean Stapleton, who died Friday at age 90, was 48 when she became famous as Edith Bunker in “All in the Family.” By the time

//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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