While some media outlets may be cracking Downton Abbey jokes, the poor door is no laughing matter.
This is a show of human dramas, but it’s also one about how the establishment began to understand the complex physiology of human sexuality, from orgasms to electrical activity in the brain to the hormonal responses involved in sex.
Extant may end up asking what remains of us as a culture when we come to rely too heavily on technology, and when we begin to develop technology that is self-aware and intelligent enough to become manipulating, conniving, and sinister.
Could 2014 be a turning point for US networks in terms of learning about the handling of race?
The Supreme Court dealt a one-two punch to women’s rights this week, first striking down the buffer zones surrounding reproductive health clinics and then affirming Hobby Lobby’s ‘right’ to deny contraceptive services to female employees — though the chain store [...]
What is so frightening about abortion, and why are US television networks so terrified of exploring the complex social, institutional, and cultural factors surrounding the procedure?
In the end, Fargo felt like yet another male-dominated drama.
Should people be watching a show based on a rather idealised and abstract view of life in a women’s prison at all?
In fact, YA, popular and otherwise, is all about messy, sloppy, confusing endings as the teenage protagonists make their way between teenhood and adulthood.
Think something has changed since the sweatshops, factories, and piecework jobs of the early 20th century?
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