Monday, August 1 2011
Despite the dark times that birthed the original Captain America #1, there was a hopefulness to the character. Writer Ed Brubaker however offers a Cap worn down by personal history. Or is that the point?
Friday, March 4 2011
Radio Shangri-La reads like an extended NPR feature full of well-chosen quotations and anecdotes, colorful characters, and personal reflections crafted into a neat package which leaves the reader feeling a little smarter in return for their time.
Thursday, November 11 2010
The exhilarating world of podcasting opens up new opportunities for pop culture analysis in the relatively young medium. Here is a list of ten particularly rewarding podcasts covering the worlds of film, television, music, and literature.
Friday, January 22 2010
Where white kids are depressed, black kids are pathological, even when demonstrating the same behavior in a classroom. NPR's Tell Me More investigates why "Blacks, Latinos Less Likely Treated For Depression". Perhaps the facts of race explain insanity for many, and there's no treatment for that.
Wednesday, October 7 2009
How slow is too slow for non-violence? One girl counts to five and voila!
Wednesday, September 9 2009
Abusive Nappy Ass Hair video on YouTube makes talk radio circuit!
Monday, August 24 2009
Listening to ‘A Spirited Debate on Gay Marriage’ from the Michael Eric Dyson Show