Comedy Central has long courted young men with disconcerting portrayals of women, but several of its programs this spring provide small indications of a different politics of representation.
it’s not enough to talk about individual companies trading in on the Olympics: many of the corporate sponsors are making money off of other companies making money off of the Olympics
The unending string of hilarious #SochiProblems and daily stories of government gluttony have positioned Russia as a sort of shadow version of the American Way of Life.
“Part Flight of the Conchords, part sincere, part ethnographic in their understanding of how kids’ heads work, and funny, relaxing, and ear-wormy, they are my favorite thing on television.”
Memories of the late Stuart Hall.
Sometimes love surprises us; I never thought I’d love Sons of Anarchy.
On the heels of some binge-viewing, Jonathan Gray discusses Disney Junior’s three female-centered original series
Melissa Aronczyk discusses Fort McMoney, an interactive web documentary designed to raise awareness of the conflicts among industrial, political and environmental interests in the development of oil.