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Primetime Politics

I’ve been out of the loop for the last few weeks, but several people have requested that I post my syllabus for my junior seminar, “Primetime Politics,” which focuses on representations of Washington D.C., in Hollywood films and TV series. ... read more »

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Ted’s Top TV of 2013

Breaking Bad Game of Thrones Girls 30 Rock Parks and Recreation Orange Is the New Black Mad Men Pardon the Interruption Top Chef NFL RedZone The Daily Show The Mindy Project Childrens Hospital Brooklyn 99 Sunday Night Football The Amazing Race New Girl Veep The Colbert Report Atlanta Eats Filed under: Lists, TV

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Ted’s Movie List for 2013

Since the early 1990s, I’ve been rating every movie I see according to the DTMTBD system: how it compares to Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead. DTMTBD  is my movie equivalent of what sports statheads call a “replacement-level player” – what you could expect to pick up off the waiver wire if your starter went down. I’m still […]

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Ted’s Top Music of 2013

Albums 1. Kanye West, Yeezus 2, Flaming Lips, The Terror 3. Daft Punk, Random Access Memories 4. Keith Jarrett Trio, Somewhere 5. Kurt Vile, Walking on a Pretty Daze 6. Ke$ha, The Warrior 7. Mazzy Star, Seasons of Your Day 8. Steven Price, Gravity Original Sountrack 9. Washed Out, Paracosm 10. Mountains, Centralia 11. Daughter, If You Leave 12. Tegan & Sara, Heartthrob 13. Moby, Innocents 14. Bibio, Silver […]

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Being Wrong

Intermittently over the last year, I’ve found myself fumbling around an idea about critical temporalities. ... read more »

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The Tree

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Tools and Values

I’ve been writing a bit about peer review and its potential futures of late, an essay that’s been solicited for a forthcoming edited volume. ... read more »

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Feminist Tech Gift Exchange

The final for my Pitzer node of FemTechNet’s DOCC 2013 was a craftmaking/gift exchange project where my 12 students had to make something that expressed a feminist interpretation or use of technology by making something to hold and cherish and then give away.

Objectives (developed  by Anca Birzescu and Radhika Gajjala): ... read more »

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Honouring Mandela from far away – ever thankful for mediated witness

Beautiful privilege to be able to watch Hon. Nelson Mandela’s funeral live from so far away.

Lovely to see these sights and the proceedings. Much could be said about the politics, blend of cultural symbolism, religion, local and international observances… and much much more.

Respect is due to the BBC for bringing us these pictures. Truely a privilege to witness and be connected.

Taking nothing for granted…..

Blessings. ... read more »