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Amibi-'Dexter'-ous: Solving crimes by day, killing by night

As messy as crime can be, the pilot of Showtime’s “Dexter” (which first aired in October 2006) seems unbelievably contrived — packaged as artificially as the frozen and bloodless limbs Miami blood splatter specialist Dexter Morgan (Michael C. 273 more words



Rating: 4/5

Directed by: Richard Linklater
Starring: Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine, Matthew McConaughey

After finishing the Serial podcast and listening to last week’s episode of… 647 more words


The death of the beat reporter

What is lost when newspapers cut back on beat reporters? This brilliant episode of On The Media attempts to answer it, and it’s not good news if you care about transparency and uncovering corruption. 29 more words

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Not a resolution. (Not yet.)

Rather forgot this blog existed. It’s an interesting issue, being socially disparate: I’m never quite sure where I should be directing my attention. One day, I’ll get a lock on what I should be doing. 125 more words

On The Media

El sentido moral depende del idioma.

Así que sí. Que resulta que al hablar en un idioma aprendido pensamos de forma más lógica. Lo descubrí al escuchar la última edición del riguroso programa de NPR,  460 more words


Caitlin Flanagan on the harm caused by Rolling Stone

The single best analysis I’ve run across regarding the meltdown of Rolling Stone’s story about rape at the University of Virginia campus is by Caitlin Flanagan, the author of… 88 more words