What made House remarkable was the inclusion of a disabled character as the lead, and a working one at that.
To rail against the Internet today in 2012 feels much like protesting the printing press or electricity or modern medicine – pointless and self-defeating.
Noyo Food Forest is working to show that there’s a place for everyone on urban farms, but everyone hasn’t gotten that message yet.
Politicians and activists beware – the viral video may be your friend for a moment, but its impact dissolves once the next big scandal comes along.
As a pathway to food independence, urban farms have huge potential… but also some potential flaws.
Having had the experience of being watched, even for just a little while, has given me greater insight on how people’s boundaries should be respected.
The newfronts are highlighting the growing trend of partnerships for sponsored content. Advertisers and creators are making series together, interweaving brands with entertainment to create advertainment at an entirely new level.
Daringly, “Sex and Disability” heavily blurs lines when it comes to the personal and the political, presenting some essays that may be uncomfortable for readers unaccustomed to thinking about sexuality and disability.
The overarching message is, of course, hooray for surveillance, law enforcement tool of the future. Apparently everyone has forgotten Winston Smith cowering out of view of the telescreen.
The world is not now – and has never been – a static entity. Things change, and countries must learn to adapt to these changes. So whether or not the media is convinced that we all find international affairs “boring,” we have no choice but to learn.