Dancing with the Stars

Sex Is Between the Legs, Gender Is Between the Ears | 14 Dec 2011 // 4:00 PM

It's been over 70 years since Lili Elbe underwent the first gender reassignment surgery, so isn't it time that media in so-called 'advanced' cultures began to recognize the presence of trans persons in its midst?


'Dancing With the Stars' Season 13 Premiere | 21 Sep 2011 // 12:00 AM

Once again, Dancing With the Stars celebrates big personalities and finds drama in its contradictory politics of casting and voting, not to mention dancing.

'Dancing With the Stars' Is So Sweaty and So Right | 26 May 2010 // 10:44 PM

The best parts of Dancing with the Stars remain: the beads, the mesh, the spray tans -- not to mention flamboyant judge Bruno Tonioli and crackerjack host Tom Bergeron.


What's the Appeal of 'Dancing With the Stars'? | 25 May 2011 // 3:00 AM

I've tried to appreciate the courage it takes for non-dancing D-lister's to perform outside their comfort zone. Really, I have.

Game, Narrative, and Bristol Palin in 'Dancing With the Stars' | 28 Sep 2010 // 11:00 PM

Which is she, empowered teen or soiled dove? What image does Bristol want to sell and why sell one at all?

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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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