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All the world is a stage. It really is.

The complaint that many of us voice that “the media” (and I include social media here) when reporting or commentating on matters political fixates on style not substance. 396 more words

Politics

Labour’s water tax a case of style over substance — Whale Oil Beef Hooked | Whaleoil Media

Labour always seems to do this. They launch a policy with no substance, no detail and finances wrapped around it. People then set about filling in the substantial gaps.

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Unsolicited Comment: The Definition of "Style Over Substance"

I rediscovered Red Letter Media recently. In one of their recent episodes, Jay defines “style over substance,” something that I assumed I knew what people meant when they said it and never thought to formally define. 249 more words

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Trashing the West Wing

Luke Savage doesn’t much like the West Wing (TWW). Or so I gather from his article in Current Affairs. I’m fine with that.

But to criticize a body of work, particularly a very complex work that stretches out over seven years, a critic really needs to find a place to stand. 1,536 more words

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Jaeger Movie Reviews: The Great Gatsby (2013)

Director: Baz Luhrmann

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Jason Clarke, Elizabeth Debicki, Jack Thompson and Amitabh Bachchan

Plot: New York, 1929. 1,028 more words

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