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50 Shades of Grey: was Walter Lippmann right all along?

With the recent release of Fifty Shades of Grey in theatres a couple of weeks ago (and our recent class discussion about feeling publics in the Public Texts core course), there has been a ton of media hype for the film, and even more backlash against the risqué content and its perverse messages. So this […]

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Bladerunner Blue

A little introduction: In 2011, wizard/director Ridley Scott’s classic, Bladerunner, became the topic of an interesting blog and online conversation.  Four disciplines took a particular critical focus of the film, analyzing such aspects as the dichotomy between human|machine, the post-apocalyptic reality that the film predicts, and how the film differs from Philip K. Dick’s out-of-world […]

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