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Category Archives: P.O.V.
By Brad Pike26 Jul 2013
With the steadily declining cost of cheap, professional-grade film equipment, anyone, and that means anyone, can produce their own ITV comedy series, which explains why the vast majority of them don’t elicit much laughter at all. Today everybody is a content creator, but not everybody can create…
By Melissa Kandel18 Jul 2013
No matter how sophisticated audiences grow, today’s television and cinema still has a way of sketching real human moments in dichotomous black and white. First dates in particular are painted as heinously bad or sublimely life affirming. The classic rom-com montage of goofy guys in ill-fitting s…
By Kristen Riley27 Jun 2013
With the fourth of July approaching, many of us will find ourselves in a supermarket aisle on the way to a friend’s barbecue, experiencing a major case of analysis paralysis by merely trying to be conscientious citizens of Earth.
We’re just trying to pick up some fresh summer fruit for dessert, a bowl…
By Toby Burns14 Jun 2013
In the wake of this week’s disclosures concerning the US surveillance program known as PRISM, which has implicated several tech giants including Facebook and Google, many Americans are feeling as if they’ve just tapped out of the Matrix. The reality unveiled by the unrepentant former NSA contrac…
By Brad Pike11 Jun 2013
So many movies build up to this moment: the big showdown, the final duel, the climactic shootout when music, story, and gunfire combine to bring about an explosive, plot settling catharsis. Almost all are good fun, but only a select few elevate the trope to a work of art.
The bar has just been raised by f…
By Toby Burns06 Jun 2013
It’s been said that England and America are two countries separated by a common language. This has certainly been proved by a slew of failed British television series picked up by networks stateside. For some intangible reason, they just don’t translate. Are our sensibilities really that differe…
By Toby Burns03 Jun 2013
There was a time, not too long ago, when journalists didn’t gauge the effectiveness of their product in terms of its fashion appeal. Sound business practices of branding oneself hadn’t been conceived; a newsman was a newsman, and entertaining people was a different field altogether. This golden e…
By Toby Burns15 May 2013
There was a time not too long ago when “nerd” was a dirty word. It conjured images of pocket protectors, acne, meticulous hair parts, and tasteless plaid button-downs. But those days are no more. Ours is an era so technologically hip, so wirelessly connected, so reliant upon the screen and the keyboa…
By Nathan Savin Scott14 May 2013
Last week’s virulent Time Magazine cover of a twenty-something taking a “selfie” on her iPhone has been making tidal waves. There’s been chatter about the problem with millennials for years, so why all the commotion? Perhaps it’s because Time is the first major, widely read and widely respected pu…
By Brad Vorner29 Apr 2013
It begins with a bomb.
As terrifying a scene as you’ll find in an adventure novel, Ken Sonenclar’s Bombs and Believers opens with a massive explosion in Turkey that kills 500 American sailors. The first character we meet is CIA Station chief Felix Maurer, who we see digging through the rubble after th…