Friday, 18th December 2020

Movie fantasy

So many movies and show seem hopelessly quaint and naïve at this point in history. I happen to have the end of The Day After Tomorrow on at the moment, you know, the disaster movie… Continue reading…

Sunday, 15th October 2017

New media and rules for dialogue

From Oct. 15, 2017

So, here’s a question for the media history people out there. I have a strong sense that after the invention of the printing press, the popular or vernacular press had relatively… Continue reading…

Saturday, 3rd December 2016

Boys and Men

From Dec. 3 2016

I was reading through my June 1903 copy of The American Boy, as one does, and came across this little racist nugget in an article on lacrosse:

“It is characteristic of… Continue reading…