The Performance Index (2019/01/11 08:00)On gauging artistic quality by way of popularity, always a bad move.
Same Old, Same Old (2018/10/18 05:00)Our Gray Goo Media problem.
Solipsystem (2018/06/25 05:00)On contempt for popular culture as an easy way out.
Drowning In The Popcult Goldmine Dept. (2017/05/24 08:00)How to survive the modern digital cultural flood: have no sense of history.
But That's Still Just, Like, Your Opinion, Man Dept. (2016/04/11 09:00)I think, therefore I differ.
Tout Comprendre C'est Tout Pardonner And All That Dept. (2014/08/14 10:00)To understand doesn't mean we have to forgive. See: comic book movies, et al.
The Good Old Dark Ages Dept (2014/06/11 01:00)You can only play the "honesty" card for sex and violence so many times.
Throne Out The Baby With The Bathwater Dept. (2013/07/07 10:00)My failure to connect with "Game of Thrones."
Wrestling Match Dept. (2012/06/18 11:00)The classics aren't things to put on pillars. But neither is popular culture.
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