Our Fascination With Vampire Stories

By Margot Adler

Vampire stories allow us to explore issues of mortality.

William Basinski and the Music of 9/11

by Christian Williams

There has been a lot of music inspired by or associated with the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, but perhaps none is as poignant or thought-provoking as William Basinski’s The Disintegration Loops.

Gender Studies, Masculinity and Television

By Amanda D. Lotz

Why gender studies should examine male television characters like Archie Bunker and Tony Soprano more closely.

Being as Glass Eel

By Rosa Aiello, from Art Papers

A textual veil that reveals the form of the object beneath it.


Book Review: Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness

By Katie Moore

Rebecca Solnit's "Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness" is filled with insights that are both acute and meaningful.

Musical Connections

By Katie Moore

Two projects redefine the randomness and connectivity that music creates.

Film Review: Dorothea Lange – Grab a Hunk of Lightning

By Katie Moore

The iconic work of photographer Dorothea Lange is thoughtfully considered in a new documentary.

Film Review: To Be Takei

By Katie Moore

A new documentary chronicles both the silly and the serious sides of George Takei's life.

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