Scholars in recent years have studied a variety of different media to challenge the ever-present notion of technological […]

We live in an era when the music industry is long since “dead” (slain by Napster, and its […]

Occasionally, when I’m speaking to a class of 100 18-year-olds, I make the mistake of referring to them […]

Joe Biden once famously said that Will and Grace “did more to educate the American public [about gay […]

By the time I gave up on finishing The Lord of the Rings, I like to think that […]

Why do we play the shell game of the so-called “knowledge economy”? The reasons are many, and few […]

Rust Cohle, the dyspeptic protagonist of HBO’s True Detective, made both nihilism and logorrhea cool again in 2014, as […]

Historians have always had a tough time writing about media. The danger of technological determinism tends to loom […]