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J Edgar: Did Years of Repressed Homosexuality Transform the FBI Head into a Monster?
Posted on: Nov 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet
The new DiCaprio/Eastwood film on the infamous founder of the FBI thinks maybe!
8 Musicians Making New Music to Occupy Wall Street
Posted on: Nov 4, 2011, Source: AlterNet
And people say there's no more protest music. Wrong!
New Bill In Congress Could Turn Alternative Media Outlets and YouTube Singers Into Felons
Posted on: Oct 31, 2011, Source: AlterNet
SB 978 is just one more bullet in a broader government effort to end the web as we know it.
99% Delivers Letters to Bank CEOs, Egyptians March in Solidarity
Posted on: Oct 28, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Unions, students, foreclosure victims and a special Egyptian envoy protest bank CEOs in letter form.
MTV's Occupy Wall Street Shows: Horrifying Co-Option or Great Publicity?
Posted on: Oct 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet
As OWS seeps further into pop culture, these are ever-pressing questions. Here's why we're feeling optimistic about it.
Occupy the Silver Screen? 10 Films to Get You Ready to Occupy Wall Street
Posted on: Oct 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet
With rumors of the new Batman movie filming at Zuccotti Park, here are films that have either direct or indirect influence on OWS.
Cage Match: Is Chris Christie Worse for the Citizens of New Jersey than 'Jersey Shore'?
Posted on: Oct 16, 2011, Source: AlterNet
A new poll shows Jerseyites despise the boozy reality show, but we'd like to make the case that their governor is worse.
Pearl Jam's 20th Anniversary: Two Decades of Activism, Strong Spirits and Inspiration
Posted on: Oct 13, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Cameron Crowe's documentary shows a band without compromise.
8 Activist Rappers Representing Occupy Wall Street and Other Progressive Causes
Posted on: Oct 11, 2011, Source: AlterNet
A handful of awesome hip-hop artists are doing something about their values.
3 Anti-Authoritarian TV Shows that Grapple with America's Security State
Posted on: Oct 2, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Three new shows examine ways the USA Patriot Act can play out in our daily lives.
10 Must-See Artists at "The Value of Water," a Conversationist Art Show in New York
Posted on: Sep 30, 2011, Source: AlterNet
"The Value of Water," a massive, well curated show just opened in Manhattan. Here's a handy guide to our favorites.
Why Is TV Suddenly Overstuffed With Buxom Bunnies, Sexy Stewardesses, and Charlie's Angels?
Posted on: Sep 21, 2011, Source: AlterNet
With a fleet of "Mad Men"-esque shows glamorizing the "good old days," retrograde sitcoms, and fewer women in the writer's rooms, the TV lineup is discouraging at best.
8 Reasons Nirvana's 'Nevermind' Is The Most Important Rock Album of All Time
Posted on: Sep 16, 2011, Source: AlterNet
This week marks the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's magnum opus. Here's why it's better than any of the rest.
How 5 Upcoming Superhero Films Represent American Wish Fulfillment
Posted on: Sep 14, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Why is the coming year so packed with blockbuster superhero films? It's not just the action--it's a deep need in the American psyche.
10 Revolting TV Shows That Need to Die
Posted on: Sep 7, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Television influences our culture and mental health. Here are shows that we need to kill like a virus.
Is American TV Finally Facing Reality? 6 New TV Shows Bring Real Economic Struggle Into Your Living Room
Posted on: Sep 1, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Is TV finally catching up with us and depicting real life?
10 Best Movies Where Humanity Gets Its Comeuppance
Posted on: Aug 25, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Humanity does terrible things to the earth and to each other. But Hollywood loves to depict our punishment.
8 Ways Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Show More Leadership Than Our "Leaders"
Posted on: Aug 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet
Why are two comedians stronger beacons for the American people than our elected officials?
Are These TV Programs Really Destroying Society? Five Vilified Shows Critics Have Got Wrong
Posted on: Aug 19, 2011, Source: AlterNet
These are the worst shows on television. Or are they?
New Film 'The Help' Whitewashes the Civil Rights Struggle into a Heartstring-tugging Hallmark Card
Posted on: Aug 12, 2011, Source: AlterNet
The film completely trivializes the suffering and hard work that went into making civil rights a reality.
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