Today on the list: Why Liz Cheney’s fear-mongering is blowing up in her face, how Florida plans to de-gay Hollywood and why books are overrated.
On a regular basis, Truthdig brings you the news items and odds and ends that found their way to Larry Gross, director of the USC Annenberg School for Communication. A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found the field of gay and lesbian studies.
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Calling All Rebels
Brace yourself. The American empire is over. And the descent is going to be horrifying.
What Are They Waiting for?
Whither Financial Reforms? Fears of A Second Crash Are Real but Congress Lacks “Appetite” for Action ...
On Going Viral at the (Virtual) MLA
Recently, I’ve had to come to grips with the fact that I’ve quite likely peaked. The paper that I was supposed to read at the 2009 Modern Language Association’s convention went viral. ...