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Communication Breakdown

Time Gambles On Apocalyptic Imagery

End-of-the-world hysteria may have died down in recent weeks, but that hasn’t altered collective fascination with the idea of a society on the brink of collapse, especially when marketing opportunities (and advertising dollars) are at stake. The latest players looking to cash in on fictional disaster scenarios are journalistic stalwart Time and video game maker Activision, who are collaborating to…

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Burn Hollywood Burn

Tracy Morgan’s Gay Problems

Tracy Morgan’s homophobia problem persists. Last Saturday he performed at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, and according to audience member Kevin Rogers, “the show was your typical hysterical dick, cum and pussy humor.” At least, until it wasn’t. “I figured at some point the gay jokes would fly and I’m well prepared for a good ribbing of straight gay humor,” Rogers writes.…

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Art Imitating Reality

Painting Of Homeless Children Clashes With Mansion Decor

In yet another tale of patriotic mansion decor trumping well-intentioned painterly concerns, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker has removed a painting of poor and homeless children from the walls of his rented governor’s mansion. But, why? This is, after all, the Mansion of the People!  Well, according to Mother Jones “he removed [the] painting depicting three Wisconsin children—one had been homeless,

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Star Spangled Bummer

Welcome To The Great Political Clambake

It turns out American clambakes are a more contentious political arena than one might think. In Seabrook, New Hampshire, ex-governors/reality TVers are greeted with pageantry and media fanfare before being set loose on a plate of steamed freshwater bivalves. (Photo: Reuters)

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