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While there is still a long way to go in terms of positive representation of autism in entertainment media, a select few fictional autistic personalities have achieved an impressive degree of Hollywood fame. Many of these highly-visible portrayals, h...

Beyond Rain Main: Diversifying Autism On Screen

While there is still a long way to go in terms of positive representation of autism in entertainment media, a select few fictional autistic personalities have achieved an impressive degree of Hollywood fame. Many of these highly-visible portrayals, h...

Nigeria’s film industry, nicknamed Nollywood, is flourishing as both a source of economic prosperity and an outlet for cultural creative curiosity. As many Nollywood films have increased in quality and global circulation, they have achieved an incr...

Netflix meets Nollywood

Nigeria’s film industry, nicknamed Nollywood, is flourishing as both a source of economic prosperity and an outlet for cultural creative curiosity. As many Nollywood films have increased in quality and global circulation, they have achieved an incr...

In 2015, one of the selected poems in “The Best American Poetry” included Yi-Fen Chou’s “The Bees, the Flowers, Jesus, Ancient Tigers, Poseidon, Adam and Eve”. Yi-Fen Chou is actually a middle-aged man from Indiana named Michael Derrick Hud...

Appropriated Pseudonyms: The Ethics of Literary Hoaxes

In 2015, one of the selected poems in “The Best American Poetry” included Yi-Fen Chou’s “The Bees, the Flowers, Jesus, Ancient Tigers, Poseidon, Adam and Eve”. Yi-Fen Chou is actually a middle-aged man from Indiana named Michael Derrick Hud...

Over the last ten years, Netflix has made a dramatic transformation from a DVD mail-distribution service to an online streaming service. Netflix’s survival and success can be attributed to its “disruptive” business model that generates large qu...

Netflix’s New Direction

Over the last ten years, Netflix has made a dramatic transformation from a DVD mail-distribution service to an online streaming service. Netflix’s survival and success can be attributed to its “disruptive” business model that generates large qu...

In October 2018, Banksy’s Girl with Balloon painting shredded itself after it was sold to a collector at an auction for $1.4 million dollars. Banksy, an anonymous artist most famous for his satirical graffiti, has long been a controversial figure i...

Banking on Banksy

In October 2018, Banksy’s Girl with Balloon painting shredded itself after it was sold to a collector at an auction for $1.4 million dollars. Banksy, an anonymous artist most famous for his satirical graffiti, has long been a controversial figure i...

If any line could summarize the politics of Israeli-produced film Foxtrot, it is perhaps the one elaborating on the film’s own title. “Did you know the foxtrot is a dance?” asks Michael to his mourning wife Dafna. “No matter where you go, you...

Foxtrot: A Study in Self-Criticism

If any line could summarize the politics of Israeli-produced film Foxtrot, it is perhaps the one elaborating on the film’s own title. “Did you know the foxtrot is a dance?” asks Michael to his mourning wife Dafna. “No matter where you go, you...