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The Age of American Unreason

The Age of American Unreason By Susan Jacoby, 2009 Jacoby writes about anti-intellectualism in America. She was inspired by the book Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter, which was published in 1963. Jacoby points out that more than half … Continue reading

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Tragicomics

Tragicomics Comic books were originally supposed to have a humorous, but today the content is often dark and tragic.  Perhaps a better term for comics would be Tragicomics.  If a play can be considered a Tragicomedy, then why couldn’t comic … Continue reading

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2016 Television

February 29, 2016 Television The Walking Dead has returned from its mid-season. It seemed that people either loved it or hated it. Though they some inconsistencies, like them starting out walking during the day and seemingly not getting very far … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Television

The Evolution of Television The first TV I remember owning was a small black and white set. We didn’t get a color set until the mid-80s. At first we got just the basic 12 channels at the time, and it … Continue reading

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Fantasy Favorites

Fantasy Favorites Growing up there were two fantasy movies that I watched over and over again: The Hobbit and The Last Unicorn.  Both animated films that were produced by Rankin and Bass. The Hobbit aired on TV in 1977, while … Continue reading

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