Author: Christa Blackmon

Media anthropologist American expat living in London and college radio DJ for Lawyers, Guns and Money.
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The difference between “good” Nazi humor and bad is about who gets to be the butt of the joke. “There can be no poetry after Auschwitz,” said Theodor Adorno. One can only imagine what he might of said about laughter. Black humor, dark humor, gallows humor; none of this is new to human cultures. Legendary American […]
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RIP Hef: The Man Who Had It All

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On September 28, 2017
Hugh Hefner was a vanguard of free speech, a visionary of sex and politics, and also…ew The legendary creator of Playboy has passed away at the age of 91. I’m sorry he’s dead, but whatever relevance you think this man had to the advancement of women ended about the time he turned himself into a […]
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Children’s media prepares kids and adults for emergencies and big changes. Last week I posted about being a Hurricane Andrew kid and some professional tips for caring for kids during a natural disaster. Unfortunately, Harvey wasn’t the last we’d hear of hurricanes in the news cycle. Hurricane Irma, the Atlantic’s most powerful hurricane yet, is […]
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