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Complicit in the Bloodshed: How "The Walking Dead" asks us to revel in vengeful violence, and what that means for society

In the time since its premiere on Halloween Night 2010, AMC’s The Walking Dead has come to be regarded as one of the most celebrated and popular programs in the history of television. 4,492 more words

History of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Picture above showing my Blenheim coloured Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Charlie. The name Blenheim was used for the chestnut and white coloured coatings of the breed. 457 more words

20th Century

9 Different Textual Readings of a Makeup Advertisement

Approaching Dillards at Baybrook Mall the other day my eyes immediately came across the above advertisement before I could even walk in the store.

There are several possible ways to interpret this advertisement. 622 more words

Thoughts And Perspectives

"The-Confederate-Flag-Is-Down-The-Rainbow-Flag-Is-Up" Meme and Philosophy is Dangerous and Inaccurate

The above meme has been going close to viral on social media today. Somewhat surprisingly, the Southern Poverty Law Center shared it, where it has received a fairly positive reception. 813 more words

Thoughts And Perspectives

Morons of the World Unite!

In 1848, before he really had really learned to think, Karl Marx emitted the famous call, “Workers of the World Unite!” That was in the “Communist Manifesto,” communism lite for those who move their lips when they read. 1,578 more words

Cultural Studies

"They're all my Slaves." The Dangers of A Totalizing Rhetoric 

It was my first junior high school summer band camp. I was probably 13 years old. My family and I had just moved from the Midwest to a beautiful state in Appalachia known for friendly people and a dynamic musical culture. 999 more words

Cultural Studies