Category Archives: Nonfiction – Media and Pop Culture

Early Thoughts on David Denby’s Lit Up and on High School English in General

I’ve read almost nothing this week. I’ve been scrambling to finish some freelance jobs and other side work (bacon must be brought home, and so forth – preferably organic bacon), and I have several blog posts in progress, all of … Continue reading

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Some First-World Complaints About My Life (Loosely Disguised as a Review of Alan Sepinwall’s The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers, and Slayers Who Changed TV Drama Forever)

The revolution was televised – but I missed it because I was too busy grading papers. I have such mixed feelings about the intensity of my teaching career. On the one hand, I loved my work. Every time I see … Continue reading

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