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What San Francisco’s Bat Kid Tells Us About America
Posted on: Nov 17, 2013, Source: Think Progress
A fascinating watermark in America’s obsession with superhero culture, and geek culture.
Is Casting Nearly 40-Year-Old Penelope Cruz as New Bond "Girl" a Feminist Triumph?
Posted on: Jun 5, 2013, Source: Think Progress
Deconstructing the age gap between James Bond and the women he sleeps with.
Chicago Public Schools Take Marjane Satrapi’s ‘Persepolis’ Out Of Seventh-Grade Classrooms
Posted on: Mar 19, 2013, Source: Think Progress
It’s a book that trusts teenagers to handle the idea of torture and the concept of war because its author had to handle those things not just in practice, but in reality.
Bloomberg Businessweek Should Explain How Its Racist Cover Got Selected And Published
Posted on: Feb 28, 2013, Source: Think Progress
The magazine published a cover that specifically portrayed consumers of color as engaging in irresponsible behavior.
How ‘The Wire’ Influenced ‘Parks and Recreation’
Posted on: Apr 26, 2012, Source: ThinkProgress
Looking at bureaucracy and elections through the lens of television.
6 Reasons to Check out HBO's Show "Girls"
Posted on: Apr 13, 2012, Source: ThinkProgress
There's been a huge amount of debate about the TV show "Girls." But it's worth giving it a try.
From Amadou Diallo to Trayvon Martin, Bruce Springsteen Revives “American Skin (41 Shots)”
Posted on: Mar 30, 2012, Source: ThinkProgress
The Boss connects two senseless murders of unarmed black men.
What Happened to the Female Comedy Boom?
Posted on: Mar 22, 2012, Source: ThinkProgress
What This Year’s Female-Driven Comedies Can—and Can’t—Do For Women In TV and at Home
How Pop Culture Influenced This Week's Proposition 8 Ruling
Posted on: Feb 8, 2012, Source: ThinkProgress
Judge Reinhardt deems it true.
"99 Percent to 1, I Like Those Odds": Tom Morello on Protest Music, Occupy Wall Street, and Bringing Class Politics to Comic Books
Posted on: Oct 17, 2011, Source: ThinkProgress
The former Rage Against the Machine guitarist has a new album, a new comic book about environmental and class politics, and has been visiting protests around the US.
Will the "Dirty Dancing" Remake Have the Great Politics of the Original?
Posted on: Aug 11, 2011, Source: ThinkProgress
"Dirty Dancing" is a beloved political classic. Will a remake preserve its progressive messages?
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