Will the Fall of Cable Mean Darker TV?

Last week, HBO and CBS both announced plans for stand-alone online services, leading to much chatter about the end of cable TV as we know it.

Was Charlie Chaplin’s Tramp Un-American?

Were Charlie Chaplin’s Tramp films also subtle critiques of the social inequities of American capitalism?
Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks: Scholars Review the Original Series

I’m old enough to remember when the original Twin Peaks aired on television, but I came late to the party. ...
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The Sociology of Mork and Mindy

Mork, from Mork and Mindy, was "subversive with an anarchistic strain of defiance for convention" according to a scholarly analysis.

Interview with Godzilla

Godzilla is rampaging across movie screens nationwide en route to a projected $200 million at the box office. ...