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Let's Talk About Love: A Journey to the End of Taste
I tend to love critical analyses of media that were not created to be critically analyzed. So, as you can imagine, I loved this book. It tells you muc...more
Mar 21, 2012
Mar 13, 2012
Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth About Guilty Pleasure TV
Nothing in Reality Bites Back is especially groundbreaking or surprising, especially for someone who's already a pretty critical media consumer. That...more
Jan 15, 2012
Aug 15, 2011
Female Masculinity
I think that part of the reason that I didn't love this book as much as I had hoped is because it's a bit outdated. It was published in 1998, and cert...more
Nov 23, 2011
Aug 23, 2011
New Queer Cinema: A Critical Reader
Of course I loved this book. How could I not?

In all honesty, I probably could have appreciated it more if I hadn't needed to read it so quickly (I'm w...more
Feb 09, 2012
Aug 29, 2011
A Friday Night Lights Companion: Love, Loss, and Football in Dillon, Texas
Some essays are stronger than others, but it's hard to complain about a book all about the awesomeness of Friday Night Lights. It's a fun read, and so...more
Jun 05, 2012
Aug 02, 2011
Men, Women and Chainsaws
If you are at all interested in feminist film analysis, this book is a must-read. Though I wish Clover had spent more time explicitly exploring the qu...more
Apr 05, 2012
Aug 01, 2011
Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age
Decent guide for responsible and respectful behavior in the digital age. Nothing groundbreaking, but still pretty interesting.
Apr 25, 2012
Jan 23, 2012
Bambi vs. Godzilla: On the Nature, Purpose, and Practice of the Movie Business
The essays are hit or miss. And they're mostly misses, sadly. But the ones that are good keep the book worthwhile.
Jul 23, 2012
Sep 14, 2011
Backward Glances: Contemporary Chinese Cultures and the Female Homoerotic Imaginary
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Aug 01, 2011
Cinderella Ate My Daughter
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Aug 01, 2011
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