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Power Is Fractal

Close reading works because power is fractal.

Zoom in: microstruggles of text.

Zoom out: macrostruggles of world.

100% resolution = the struggle being played out in your bodymind. ... read more »

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Ted’s Movie Database

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Ted’s Top Movies of 2010

My movie rankings have used the DTMTBD system ever since I first unveiled it in the  fanzine Nadine in 1992. I keep a complete database of every movie I’ve seen using Movie Collector by collectorz.com, sorted by year and DTMTBD rating. It’s proven an invaluable resource for syllabus ideas, zeitgeist reminders, and producing a feeling of accomplishment out of sitting through anything. (I had an online version of my database on the old website; look for it soon on the new TedFriedman.com.) ... read more »

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GSU Film 4810: Media and Popular Culture Syllabus

Media and Popular Culture
Film 4810, Spring 2011
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Ted’s Top Podcasts of 2010

1. Bill Simmons, The BS Report
2. Marc Maron, What the Fuck
3. Jeffrey Kripal, Impossible Talk
4. Masterworks Broadway Podcast Theatre
5. Terri Gross, Fresh Air
6. John Hodgman, Judge John Hodgman
7. Robert X. Cringely, I, Cringely
8. Dan Savage, Savage Love Podcast
9. Doug Benson, Doug Loves Movies
10. Doug Henwood, Behind the News
11. Alex Tsakiris, Skeptiko
12. Jon Suintres, Word Balloon ... read more »

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Ted’s Top 50 TV Shows of the 2000s

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Ted’s Top 50 Movies of the 2000s

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Ted’s Top 50 Comics of the 2000s

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Ted’s Top 50 Books of the 2000s

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Ted’s Top Comics for 2010

  1. Scarlet, Brian Michael Bendis & Alex Maleev
  2. Northlanders, Brian Wood & Riccardo Burchielli
  3. Mysterious,