Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Cultural Analysis (Archive)


16 Beaver Group

About SF

Adbusters: Journal of the Mental Environment

Art and popular Culture Wiki

Audio Anarchy

The Bat Segundo Show

Behind the Black Mask: Mystery Writers Revealed

Bill Moyers Journal (PBS)

Boing Boing

Book Ballon

Book TV on CSPAN: Top Nonfiction Authors

Borderlands: New Spaces in the Humanities

Bureau of Public Secrets

The Business (Film)

The Carnival of Feminists

Craphound (Cory Doctorow)

Creative Commons

Creative Screenwriting Magazine

Crimethinc.: Ex-Workers Collective

Critical Art Ensemble

Criticine (Southeast Asian Cinema)

Columbia University Press

Cyberpunk Radio: Politics, Indy-Music, Satire and SF

David Bordwell's Website on Cinema

Draconis Sanguis

Electronic Frontier Foundation: Defending Freedom in a Digital World

European Graduate School

Exiled: Banned in Russia

Facing History and Ourselves: Helping Communities and Classrooms Worldwide Link the Past to Moral Choices Today

Film Couch/Spout Blog

Film Noir Foundation

FilmSchool (KUCI: Irvine, CA)

Fora TV: Books and Authors

Fora TV: Culture

Fora TV: Giving

Fora TV: History

Fora TV: Law

Fora TV: Music

Fora TV: Religion

Fora TV: Sports

Fora TV: Visual Arts & Film

Generation Online

Golden Handcuffs Review

Green Cine Daily

Green Cine Primers: Your Guide to Film Movements and Careers

History is a Weapon

Hollywood Bitchslap

I Cite (Jodi Dean)

Independent Crime

IndieWire (Film)

I Sleep Naked: Musings of a Twentysomething Nomad

Jahsonic: A Vocabulary of Culture

Jesus General

Jonathan Rosenbaum

Journal of Religion and Film

Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media

Just Seeds: Visual Resistance, Artists' Collective

Kristin Thompson/David Bordwell: Observations on film art and Film Art

Larval Subjects

London Review of Books

Media Ecology: Composting the Western Mind

New York Times Magazine

Observations on Film Art (David Bordwell/Kristin Thompson)

On the Media (NPR)

Open Source (Watson Institute for International Studies)

Orion Magazine: Nature/Culture/Place

Out of the Past: Investigating Film Noir

Paste Magazine

Political Affairs: Culture and Values

Popular Culture and Philosophy

Radio West (Public Radio International/KUER: University of Utah)

Reading Critically (Natalie Gummer)

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture

re.press: Independent and Open Publishing

Robert Goldman: REINVENTING AMERICA III--The Contradictions of American Individualism from Liberal Society to the Consumer Society

Revolution by the Book (AK Press)

Rolling Stone

Saul Williams

Senses of Cinema: an online journal devoted to the serious and eclectic discussion of cinema

Situationist International Online

Snag Films (Free Documentaries Online)

Soil and Health Library

Stranger Than Fiction (Thom Powers on Documentaries)

Studio 360: Get Inside the Creative Mind (WNYC)

Supervalent Thought (Lauren Berlant)

To the Best of Our Knowledge (Wisconsin Public Radio)

The Treatment (KCRW: Santa Monica)

UChannel: Culture

Watching Journal: A Place for Talking About Movies and What They Mean

Xu Xanov (Farsi)

The Yes Men

Z-Net: The Spirit of Resistance Lives

Zone Zero:Exposiciones


Nathan Cunningham: Sex, Drugs, and Identity Crisis: a response to Performance

Jeremy LeGrand: Lines of Knowledge - A Response to A Bittersweet Life/Dalkomhan insaeng (South Korea: Ji-woon Kim, 2005)

Lance Hood: The Reign of the Chihuahua--A Response to Performance (1970)

Aeon Skoble: Rear Window - Looking at Things Ethically

Point of Inquiry: Jennifer Michael Hecht - Doubt

Out of the Past--Investigating Film Noir: Asphalt Jungle

On the Media: God No! (The New Atheists)

On the Media: Snap Judgments

Excerpt from the 5th supplement for HUM 220: Peace/Conflict Studies (Historical Perspectives) course

Manuel De Landa: On Gilles Deleuze's Philosophy

Michael Palmer: On the Sustaining of Culture in Dark Times

John H. Richardson: My History of Violence

Film School: Director Phillip Noyce on Catch a Fire


Cecilia Boateng: Response to Battle of Algiers


Creative Screenwriting: Co-Writer Timothy J. Sexton on Children of Men

Creative Screenwriting: Thomas McCarthy Director of The Visitor

Henry Giroux and Kerry T. Burch: Corporate Transformation of School Knowledge and the Mass Production of Idiocy

Jared Rapfogel: Mister Freedom--An Interview with William Klein

Thom Powers: Wanted--Documentary Critics

Michael Wesch: A Portal to Media Literacy

A.O. Scott: The Way We Live Now--The Screening of America

This Pariah-to-Messiah Moment: Anthropologist John Comaroff on the Obama Moment

Open Source: Nicholson Baker - Human Smoke

Open Source: Chris Adrian - A Better Angel

Sylvère Lotringer on Paulo Virno's A Grammar of the Multitude

Chi-Yun Shin: Art of branding--Tartan "Asia Extreme" films

Slavoj Žižek: "The Spectre of Ideology"

Bill Moyers Journal: Historian Eric Foner and Legal Scholar Patricia J. Williams on the Significance of the 2008 Presidential Election

Watching Theology: Forbidden Planet (1956)

Film Couch #93: Kiss of the Spider Woman, The End of America, Synecdoche New York

Film Couch #95: The Wisdom of Crowds, the Horror of Mobs; Fury; The Ox Bow Incident; 12 Angry Men; To Kill a Mockingbird

To the Best of Our Knowledge: Nelson Algren; Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story; James M. Cain; Karin Fossum; Chris Ware; Charles Bukowski

Radio West: The Cultural History of Frankenstein

Naomi Wolf in the Documentary "The End of America" Directed by Rick Stern and Annie Sundberg

Radio West: Daniel Levitin - The World in Six Songs

Open Court Books: Regina Arnold - "Podcrastination"

Film School: Director Amy Berg on DELIVER US FROM EVIL

Film School: PETER GALISON and ROBB MOSS co-directors of SECRECY

Sean Wilentz: The Worst President in History

Film School: Tomas Alfredson on LET THE RIGHT ONE IN

Melissa Anne-Marie Curley: Dead Men Don't Lie--Sacred Texts in Jim Jarmusch’s Dead Man and Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai

Democracy Now: Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker Michael Moore on the Election, the Bailout, Healthcare, and 10 Proposed Decrees for the New President’s

Hollywood Bitchslap: Stefan Forbes on Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story

Eugene Jarecki: The Straight Talk Train Wreck

David Bordwell: It Was a Dark and Stormy Campaign (on Narrative)

Milk (Gus Van Sant)

Charlie Kaufman on Filmmaking; Release of Synechdoche, New York

Hakim Bey: Poetic Terrorism

Mona Domosh: On Nationalism

Cecilia Boateng: Response to Ramin Bahrani's Chop Shop

Alma Guillermoprieto: How To Be a Mexican

Michel Foucault: "So is it Important to Think?"

GUERRILLA FILMMAKING ON A EPIC SCALE: Che comandante Steven Soderbergh talks strategy and tactics with Amy Taubin

Science Talk: Saddle Up That Stegosaurus--A Visit to the Creation Museum

Sam Green, Co-Director of THE WEATHER UNDERGROUND, on the New Notoriety of William Ayers

Gregory Colbert: Ashes and Snow; Susanna Helm: The Creation of Myth

Stephen Prothero on Religious Literacy; Lupe Fiasco Food and Liquor; Elaine Pagels on Reading Judas

Errol Morris: "The Photographs Actually Hide Things From Us"

Out of the Past--Investigating Film Noir: Ridley Scott's Bladerunner

Out of the Past--Investigating Film Noir: Rian Johnson's Brick

Virtual JFK: Vietnam (and us) if Kennedy had lived

Laura Poitras' My Country, My Country (Iraq)

Rob Pope: Texts and Contexts

Michael Benton: Violence in Films

Jonathan Rosenbaum: Bushwhacked Cinema

Creative Screenwriting: Clark Gregg, Gillian Jacobs and Sam Rockwell on Choke

The 20th Century on Trial: Norman Mailer

Days of War, Nights of Love: Crimethink for Beginners

The Bat Segundo Show #205: Errol Morris

Adventures in Sci Fi: Cory Doctorow on Little Brother

We the People Stories: Cornel West -- Democracy Matters

Film Couch #68: Paranoia

Mark Achbar's The Corporation Available for Free Online

FIPRESCI (The International Federation of Film Critics) 2008 Grand Prix Award: There Will Be Blood

To the Best of Our Knowledge: Making Movies

To the Best of Our Knowledge: Sherman Alexie; Alice Walker; V.S. Naipaul; Orhan Pamuk; Amy Tan; Toni Morrison

Quellcrist Falconer: Is it a Wolf I Hear..."

Studio 360: Errol Morris' Standard Operating Procedure; Depicting Abu Ghraib

Shannon Clute and Richard Edwards: John Huston's Maltese Falcon (1941)

Shannon Clute and Richard Edwards: Robert Polonsky's Force of Evil (1948)

Michael Benton: Ladies and Gentleman, The Fabulous Stains (1982)

Alex Gibney: Gonzo

Adam Fields -- Getting Rid of the (Production) Shingles

Al Ruddy: Shrugging Off Atlas Shrugged

Out of the Past--Investigating Film Noir: Chinatown

Jonathan Lethem: The Art of Darkness (The Dark Knight)

Film School: Makoto Sasa on FIRE UNDER THE SNOW

Film School: Irene Salina on FLOW: FOR LOVE OF WATER

Film School: Sean Baker and Shih-Ching Tsou on TAKE OUT

Andre Malraux/Human Nature/Dance, Monkey, Dance

M. Buck: Searching For A Primate Quintessence

Creative Screenwriting: Alan Ball on Towelhead

Michael Benton: Why I Listen to "Common Sense with Dan Carlin"

Watching Theology: Lars and the Real Girl

Film Couch #28: Rolf de Heer on Ten Canoes

America Abroad Media: Power, Politics, and the Olympics

Warlord (Written and Directed by David Garrett): Short Film

On the Media: Obama Nation Abomination

On the Media: No There There

Michael Benton: City of God, Schindler's List and Contextual Viewings

On the Media: Film School

On the Media: One for the Books

James Der Derian: Virtuous War

Kristin Thompson/David Bordwell: Is There a Blog in This Class? 2008

Richard K. Morgan: "The Human Eye is a Wonderful Device...."

Classic Video: Stephen Colbert's Speech at the 2006 White House Correspondents' Dinner

BBC News: Peru's first 'visionary' editor Doris Gibson

FilmSchool: Ramin Bahrani on MAN PUSH CART

FilmSchool: Patricia Foulkrod on THE GROUND TRUTH

Kirby Dick on This Film Is Not Yet Rated

Michael Benton: Response to I Am a Sexual Addict

Roy Wagner: The Invention of Culture

Online Storytelling & Cause Marketing: An Interview with Jonah Sachs of Free Range Studios

David Church: Alejandro Jodorowsky

Bat Segundo Show: Paul Auster

Watching Theology: Star Trek--The Motion Picture (1979)

Francine Prose: The Politics of Literary Scapegoating

Sci Fi Dimensions: Ken MacLeod

Caroline Ruddle: What Lies Beneath? Distinguishing Humans from Skinjobs

Gregory Esteven: Art in an "Ultra-Materialist Society"

Neil Young: Let's Impeach the President

Studio 360: Kimberly Pierce on her New Film Stop-Loss

SciFiDimensions: Cory Doctorow on Little Brother

Mike Davis: Evil Paradise--An Artist's Vision of Dubai in the Future

Jeff Vandermeer Interview of Paul Barnett aka John Grant: Science Has Been Corrupted

David Brin: "Star Wars" despots vs. "Star Trek" populists

This Brave Nation: Tom Hayden and Naomi Klein

This Brave Nation: Pete Seeger and Majora Carter

This Brave Nation: Anthony Romero and Ava Lowery

This Brave Nation: Bonnie Raitt and Dolores Huerta

This Brave Nation: Carl Pope and Van Jones

To the Best of Our Knwoledge: Apocalyptic Fiction

From Political Prisoner to Cabinet Minister: Legendary Brazilian Musician Gilberto Gil on His Life, His Music and the Digital Divide

Remembering Utah Phillips (May 15, 1935 - May 23, 2008)

NOW on PBS: Torture Tactics--Interview with Alex Gibney

Remebering George Carlin 1937 - 2008


Gregory Sholette: Disciplining The Avant-Garde, The United States versus The Critical Art Ensemble

"The White House Has Disinvited the Poets" by Julia Alvarez

John Fea: Celebrating the Seussentennial

Tony Kushner: Radical Pragmatist

Edward Said: A Window on the World

Todd Gitlin: Eight Strategies We Use to Navigate the Ceaseless Flood of Media

David Lodge: Consciousness and Literature


Raymond Federman: The Real Begins Where the Spectacle Ends

Hakim Bey: Poetic Terrorism

Mikhail M. Bakhtin: Monologism and Dialogism

Jerry Farber: The Student as Nigger

Jean Renoir: I Know Where I am Going

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