Tag: Culture
Ken Burns, “Country Music,” and the PBS Two-Step

Ken Burns’ marathon “Country Music” documentary series did not air on CMT, a pay channel owned by Viacom Media Networks.

The Fonda Freedom Manifesto

When Peter Fonda passed away last month at 79, critic Peter Tonguette lamented that the actor never became the big-screen equal of his father.

Unplanned Searches for a Broad Audience but Gets Lost in Its Advocacy

Unplanned follows an advocacy narrative that limits its ability to reach a broad audience. Those in favor of reproductive rights will find little in the movie or its story that will sway them.

Yesterday, the Beatles, and the Value of Earned Success

Yesterday is a tribute to the enduring legacy of popular music and its ability to bring joy to the human heart.

Never Look Away: A Cinematic Masterpiece for Our Times

A deep theme of the film is the rebellion of the individual against all forms of oppressive ideology and political control.

No One Owns a Culture

The idea that one culture would need to defend itself from another is a fallacy.

Identity Groups: Am I Eligible for This Award?

Diversity of ideas should be considered when discussing “diversity”.

Political Tribalism

Easing tribalism giving way to political division.

Wishful Thinking on Fake News

Bryan W. Van Norden argues that the ignorant do not have a right to an audience.

Cultural Appropriation and Cultural Imperialism

Cultural appropriation and cultural imperialism, valid issues or the result of a “victim mentality”?

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