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On Cop Media

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On June 6, 2020
Alyssa Rosenberg has a very interesting piece noting at how a century of cop films and then television shows has served as propaganda for the fascists running amok in our cities today. Like many other industries, entertainment companies have issued statements of support for the protests against racism and police brutality now filling America’s streets. […]
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Deadwood

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On June 7, 2019
This post will contain plenty of spoilers from the Deadwood movie, so I don’t want to hear any complaints from you hoopleheads. Like many of you, I waited with great anticipation for the Deadwood movie. Deadwood is my favorite show of all time. I recognize The Wire is probably a better and more important show, […]
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The first episode of the new show “Who Is America?” doesn’t live up to the hype from the Earth-shaking NRA sketch.  Blogmate Simon Balto brought your attention to the viral video that emerged to promote Sacha Baron Cohen’s new show “Who Is America?” where he poses as an Israeli colonel getting current and former officials […]
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Above: The student body at Carlisle Indian School, 1885, which evidently was not part of the Gilded Age I was pretty excited last night. PBS’ American Experience was premiering its new two-hour show on the Gilded Age. As more people come around to the reality that we live in the New Gilded Age and that […]
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