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Writing in Subtext: The Brilliance and the Problems of 'Steven Universe'

Writing in Subtext: The Brilliance and the Problems of 'Steven Universe'

By Joshua Adams

30 Aug 2016 // 2:00 AM

Steven Universe may be one of the most progressive cartoons ever, but it still stumbles when it comes to depictions of race....

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Freak Like Me: The Misunderstood Brilliance of Tom Green

By Mark Matousek

18 Aug 2016 // 2:00 AM

Tom Green's brand of comedy allows viewers to embrace their own inner freaks....

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//News

'Mad Men' Creator Matthew Weiner Gets Lethal with 'Orange Is the New Black'>

Matthew Weiner has returned to television -- not as a writer or show runner but as a director on Netflix’s prison dramedy, Orange Is the New Black....

Five Thoughts Recapping the 'Game of Thrones' Season Six Finale>

Cinemax Drama 'Outcast' Shifts Apocalypse From Zombies to Demons>

At Billboard Music Awards, Ulterior Motives Rule>

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Call for Essays on Topics in Culture; Present, Past and the Speculative Future

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"PopMatters (est. 1999) is a respected source for smart long-form reading on a wide range of topics in culture. PopMatters serves as…

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