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A postmodern critique of the Indian judicial system

In the most Kafkaesque way, Chaitanya Tamhanehis directorial debut To research (2014) takes on the task of exposing “legal nightmares” through the case of a Narayan Kamble (played by Vira Sathidar), a Marathi protest singer and Dalit activist, who is arrested on a bizarre charge and is driven by numerous trials in the Mumbai Sessions […]

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Some first-year orientation leaders criticize community action orientation curriculum

In a year with a particularly high number of Community Action participants, many students expressed concerns about the orientation program. For some, the supposedly service-oriented opportunity fell short of its stated mission – and students said they left feeling dissatisfied. Community Action is one of three required small group orientation experiences, organized by the Pace […]

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DC’s Darkest Villains Are A Vicious Criticism Of The Walking Dead

Whereas The Walking Dead is one of the most successful comic book properties of the past twenty years, most fans might not know that DC Comics’ darkest villains created by Grant Morrison were inspired by the general nihilistic tone of the series. These villains would be the Gentry, the existential threat facing the DC Multiverse […]

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FN Meka Company co-founder says listeners should critique all rap lyrics

In just two weeks, the music community has witnessed the rise and fall of rapper AI FN Meka. The virtual artist was signed to Capitol Records, only to be quickly dropped when listeners asked who was involved in creating an artificially created artist who would use the n-word. Now that the dust has settled, Anthony […]

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Hacking diversity? Collectivity, Criticism, and Attention in Open Technology Communities by Christina Dunbar-Hester, Ph.D

Organic : Christina Dunbar-Hester is the author of Hacking Diversity: The Politics of Inclusion in Open Technology Cultures (Princeton U Press, 2020) and Low Power to the People: Pirates, Protest, and Politics in FM Radio Activism (MIT Press, 2014) . She is a faculty member of the Annenberg School of Communication at the University of […]

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Jay-Z doesn’t like “Eat the Rich” slogans. How can criticism of billionaires account for race, identity?

“You locked us up. You’ve created a system that, you know, doesn’t include us. We said fine. We took our alternate route. We created this music. We did our thing, you know, we scrambled, we fucking killed each other to get into this space. And, you know, now it’s like, you know, you know, ‘Eat […]

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The sitcom as social criticism: Martine Syms Foregrounds Blac…

(MENAFN – USA Art News) Martine Syms’ solo exhibition, She Mad Season One, is a conceptual project in the form of a semi-autobiographical television show. Unfolding through episodes made between 2015 and 2021, the experimental sitcom follows a young graphic designer, also named Martine and also living in Los Angeles, as she attempts to make […]

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Martine Syms highlights black banality in a major exhibition in Chicago

Personal exhibition of Martine Syms, She’s mad season 1, is a conceptual project in the form of a semi-autobiographical television show. Unfolding through episodes made between 2015 and 2021, the experimental sitcom follows a young graphic designer, also named Martine and also living in Los Angeles, as she attempts to make it as an artist. […]

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EXHIBITION: A TIP CRITICISM – Journal

For artists residing in Karachi, it is not uncommon to produce works referring to the socio-political environment of the country. Why? Because politics is omnipresent; overwhelming and indiscriminately surrounding all Karachites. So, unsurprisingly, Adeela Suleman’s practice, since its inception, has been inspired by the daily struggles of her fellow citizens. Curated by Jenine McGaugghran at […]

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Criminal Emily filters her critique of capitalism through a character study

Editor’s Note: The following contains spoilers for Emily the Criminal. The list of films that shake their fist against capitalism is practically endless. And the majority of them pit the economic structure in Goliath against a fundamentally good protagonist who generally fails to play David. The main character often begins the film burdened with financial […]

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Ethan Hawke Says It’s “Not Stuck” To Criticize Marvel Movies

The MCU gives actors the freedom to act, but why not directors? Fans were surprised when they found out Ethan Hawke joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe earlier this year with the Dinsey+ series. Moon Knight. Hawke, who played villainous cult leader Arthur Harrow, criticized the superhero genre years, but it’s not for the same old […]

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SHEEPDOG at the Contemporary American Theater Festival

Sheepdogby Kevin Artigue, is a love story, a tragedy, a critique of the police in American cities and a cry of despair over race relations in this divided country. It traces the arc of an interracial romance between two young Cleveland cops, Amina (Sarah Ellen Stephens) and Ryan (Doug Harris). It starts off promising, as […]

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Documenta 15: Exposed anti-Semitism or misjudged criticism of anti-communism? – Academia

Rainer Werning (Jakarta Post) Frechen-Königsdorf, Germany ● Sat 16 July 2022 2022-07-16 02:13 0 102795512ea84304faff25f2ef8dd7ce 4 Academia Soeharto, Sukarno, China, PKI, Indonesia, artist, Germany, anti-Semitism, anti-Communist, mossad Free On June 24, Indonesian artist group Taring Padi, whose incriminated giant banner titled “People’s Justice” was retracted, rolled up and removed, released a statement saying, among other […]

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Pure Critique Workshop with Peter Bricklebank (via Zoom)

Whether writing in an attic, an ivory tower, pandemic lockdown, or a fit of blind faith fever, at some point writers need a hothouse workshop environment in which to evaluate and develop their work. Each week in Pure Critique, we will read and comment on a manuscript from 2-3 class participants (each can present at […]

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Individualization of war or decontextualization? A social critique

The heartbreaking images of corpses with wrists tied behind their backs littering the streets of Bucha in Ukraine, or the smiles of American soldiers mocking naked prisoners parading covered in excrement and blood in Abu Ghraib in Iraq tell us a story: these are the human individuals who cause the evils of war and who […]

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Tarot and the art of self-criticism

Giving and receiving criticism – however necessary and well-meaning it may be – is difficult for most people. We try to avoid it whenever we can, but unfortunately being able to respond maturely to criticism is an essential life skill. Nobody is perfect. We are all imperfect beings who will make mistakes over and over […]

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The Art of Criticism – Announcements

We live in a time when institutions, including those at the heart of the art world, are facing a wave of public scrutiny. Propelled by social media, deep questions about how institutions work – whether structurally, politically or financially – have become an increasingly prominent part of public life and discourse in recent years. In […]

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MMWD criticism of grand jury intensifies need for clarity ahead of election – Marin Independent Journal

November’s election for three seats on the five-member Marin Municipal Water District Board just got a jolt. On June 13, Marin County’s highly respected civil grand jury released its best-selling report, “A Water Resilience Roadmap for MMWD.” The jury found that the water supplier for 191,000 residents of central and southern Marin failed to carefully […]

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Pádraig Harrington joins the fray in criticism of LIV Division Circuit – The Irish Times

The world of men’s professional golf is in a tailspin, which shows no sign of equilibrium. Not yet anyway. The latest threat of legal action against the DP World Tour (aka the European Tour) by those who defected to the start-up and wealthy LIV Tour has drawn a strong backlash from the establishment and its […]

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‘But I’m A Cheerleader’ Outfits Criticize Ridiculousness Of Gender Norms

by Jamie Babbit But I’m a cheerleader stars Natasha Lyonne as Megan, a teenage lesbian sent to a conversion therapy camp where she meets a quirky cast of characters and finds love with a cool, tough girl. The 1999 comedy is a delightfully subversive dispatch of homophobia and ridiculously rigid gender roles that still feel […]

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Receiving feedback and criticism is a complicated art

In the middle of the 16th century, surgical education was that of a real apprenticeship. The student learned by direct observation and imitation of a skilled and experienced surgeon. It was not until the early 20th century that surgical education evolved into a formalized and structured curriculum. William Osler, MD, CM, introduced the concepts of […]

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Part two of my rebuttal to New Mexico Sec. of the state criticism of the “2000 mules” |

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic ofBahrain, Kingdom ofBangladesh, People’s Republic […]

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Studio Montclair presents the exhibition ‘Critique Group Showcase’

Denis Orloff, “Go This Way” – Winsor and Newton watercolors on Arches 140# cold pressed paper. Montclair, NJ – Studio Montclair presents the first-ever exhibition of works by 34 artists who participated in the grassroots initiative of the Studio Montclair Critics Group. It will be on display from June 11 to July 15 at Studio […]

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Studio Montclair presents ‘Critique Group Showcase’ this summer – Essex News Daily

This slideshow requires JavaScript. MONTCLAIR, NJ — For the first time, Studio Montclair presents an exhibition of works by 34 artists who participated in the popular initiative of the Studio Montclair Critics Group. It will be exhibited from June 11 to July 15 at Studio Montclair Gallery, 127 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair. A vernissage will take […]

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The sci-fi short “Jibaro” is not a critique of post-colonialism

From what I’ve read, the most popular episodes of the third season of Love, Death + Robots – Netflix’s remarkable series of animated, standalone sci-fi shorts – seems to be bad trip and Jibarō. The first is led by David Fincher and is the most obviously plot-driven of the bunch. It’s a gruesome, tense, gripping […]

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Cuban artists are on trial and face years in prison for criticizing the government

Two Cuban artists went on trial Monday after being detained for nearly a year for inciting protests and criticizing the government. Prosecutors are asking for 10 years in prison for rapper Maykel Castillo and seven years for visual artist Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara, both declared prisoners of conscience by Amnesty International. Both artists were involved […]

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Loki Showrunner Kate Herron Responds to Russell T Davies Criticism of Coming Out Scene

Loki season 1 showrunner and director Kate Herron has responded to criticism from Russell T. Davies regarding the show’s handling of Loki’s sexuality. In episode three of the first season of the Marvel spin-off, Loki comes out during a conversation with Sylvie. It’s a subtle moment: she suggests there must have been “a lot of […]

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Mr. Boop, the Psychosexual Webcomic That’s a Scathing Criticism of Copyright

You can’t sum up the webcomic Mr Boop better than its first panel, which emerged from what looked like the internet’s rampaging identity on Feb. 28, 2020. “My wife Betty Boop is really hot,” says Alec, the strip’s bespectacled, grinning protagonist, a cartoon avatar for real writer and artist Alec Robbins. His wife, you see, […]

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The Maori historian providing a critique of New Zealand’s controversial governor George Gray

A Maori historian with links to Taranaki has been asked to critique a controversial figure in New Zealand’s colonial history as part of a project to review statues at St Paul’s Cathedral in London. Keenan, Ngati Te Whiti ki Te Ātiawa, is one of 50 historians, writers, poets, musicians and theologians from around the world […]

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Steph Curry has review for Luka Doncic shimmy despite high rating

Steph Curry was asked about Luka Dončić’s shimmy after the Mavericks star hit a 3-pointer late in the first quarter of the Warriors’ 109-100 win over Dallas in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals at the American Airlines Center. After the match, Curry didn’t get a response because he hadn’t seen her. Curry has […]

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Kendrick Lamar Delivers Introspection and Biting Social Criticism in New Album

With the Pulitzer, Lamar joins the company of great American composers like Aaron Copland and Charles Ives as well as, more recently, jazz greats like Ornette Coleman and Wynton Marsalis. Photo: AFP/Tommaso Boddi Kendrick Lamar, the rapper whose poignant lyricism has been the soundtrack to the Black Lives Matter movement and caused many to call […]

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Powerful critique of social media toxicity that’s full of brilliant ideas – Entertainment News, Firstpost

Escaype Live isn’t armed with stellar performances or even direction, but packed with compelling ideas that aren’t afraid to embrace the wild side of social media obsessions. Language: Hindi In the second episode of Disney+Hotstar’s Getaway live, a fiercely competitive and probably clinical psychopath pulls a gruesome prank on an acquaintance’s loving mother; all for […]

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“The G Word with Adam Conover”: Can we trust Obama to criticize the government?

Placeholder while loading article actions Comedian Adam Conover’s new Netflix show opens with the assumption that a good portion of Americans, while having opinions about the federal government, know little about how it works. But he’s not interested in portraying the “how” of it all, he says. “I want to know if it works, and […]

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Michael Robillard interviews Stephen Hicks on Machiavellian postmodernism, Catholic right-wing critique of liberalism, and more.

3.) As an analytical philosopher, I have always been told that postmoderns have been defeated by Sokal’s hoax and that these absurd and pernicious ideas have been banished to the margins of literary criticism and sociology departments, never to be taken seriously. I fear that the analysts were wrong to celebrate too soon, and that […]

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Jordan Peterson’s criticism of voluptuous women is misplaced, by Laura Hollis

Sports Illustrated is making headlines again for its annual swimwear issue. This year, the magazine featured Yumi Nu, described as “the first plus-size Asian-American model” to grace the cover of the swimsuit edition. The decision garnered a lot of positive press for both Nu and Sports Illustrated. However, not everyone was impressed. Dr. Jordan Peterson […]

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In a new album, Kendrick Lamar delivers introspection and biting social criticism

Published on: 05/13/2022 – 11:18 New York (AFP) – Kendrick Lamar, the rapper whose poignant lyricism inspired the Black Lives Matter movement and caused many to call him the voice of a generation, released his first solo album in five years on Friday. His long-awaited fifth studio album “Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers” hit […]

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In defining “America”, students criticize, criticize and warn against what is and could be

For thinkers and doers of today and generations to come, Ruth Braunstein has a question: What does America mean to you? “The public is still thinking about it, whether they know it or not,” she says. “Our assumptions about what it means to be American are embedded in many of our conversations about public policy. […]

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Assembly head right to criticize high-speed rail – Daily Breeze

It’s not often that this drafting committee agrees with the leaders of the California Legislative Assembly, but it’s clear that legislative leaders are rightly skeptical of the high-speed rail project, a fact confirmed by a recent report from CalMatters. “There’s no confidence in the project,” Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon told CalMatters freelancer Ralph Vartabedian. “We […]

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Assembly heads right to criticize high-speed rail – Orange County Register

It’s not often that this drafting committee agrees with the leaders of the California Legislative Assembly, but it’s clear that legislative leaders are rightly skeptical of the high-speed rail project, a fact confirmed by a recent report from CalMatters. “There’s no confidence in the project,” Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon told CalMatters freelancer Ralph Vartabedian. “We […]

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A New Play You Can Critique After Watching: Next Week on the UWS

If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to take a play from the writer’s laptop to the bright lights of Broadway, an Upper West Side theater company is giving you the chance to find out. next week. The whole greenhousea UWS-based theater and arts company, presents a studio production of a new play and asks […]

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Italian Nonna shares her hilarious review of Met Gala fashion worn by A-list celebrities

Tell us what you REALLY think, Nonna! Tiktok legend shares his hilarious critique of Met Gala celebrity fashion: ‘It looks like a dance costume, I hate it’ Australian granddaughter asked her Italian Nonna to review Met Gala outfits Maddie, from Sydney, asked Nonna to rate each look out of 10 Only Blake Lively, Khloe Kardashian […]

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How To Criticize A Taurus’ Art Without Getting Into A Fight + More Advice From A Professional Witch

Welcome to the season of Taurus, both luxury and idleness! The second sign of the zodiac calendar, Taurus, is represented by the celestial bull, a majestic yet stubborn creature that mirrors the temperament of Taurus. Those born under the sign (April 20 – May 20) are lovers of indulgence and are known to want the […]

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Mormon criticism of ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’ lives on, even as prestige TV

Representation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Mormon fundamentalism in “Under the Sky Banner” by Jon Krakauer has been a sticking point for church members and Uthans for nearly two decades now. Now the book has been turned into a FX on the Hulu miniseries of the same name. Both tell […]

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Niagara Falls Considers New Public Artwork and Calls for Public Critique of Options

By Liam McConnell Published on April 28, 2022 at 5:20 p.m. The Niagara Falls Exchange is an ongoing project to create a cultural center for the city. – All concept art via Niagara Falls. Niagara Falls is asking residents to open their artistic eyes and critique a variety of options for a new piece of […]

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Series review: Bang Bang Baby

04/28/2022 – The new Italian Amazon original series is a teenage thriller story whose heroine is a young girl who throws herself into the criminal world out of love for her father This article is available in English. It’s about an iconic advert for Big Babol chewing gum, which everyone forty and over will easily […]

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Moon’s move offers elegy, critique

In Lunar tides (Book*cuddly, 127 pages, $20), Shannon Webb-Campbell deals with the subtle shifts of the moon and the Atlantic Ocean to structure a collection that leans into both elegy and critique. The sorrows that overwhelm Lunar tides are multiple – from the death of the speaker’s mother to generational and cultural losses caused by […]

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Reviews | Readers criticize The Post: The Art of an Appropriate Headline

Placeholder while loading article actions Each week, The Post publishes a collection of letters of grievance from readers – pointing out grammatical errors, missing coverage and inconsistencies. These letters tell us what we did wrong and, at times, offer praise. Here we bring you this week’s Free for All letters. Given my affinity for Paul […]

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Ava Cahen • General Delegate of Critics’ Week

04/20/2022 – La nuova delegata generale della Critics’ Week of the Festival di Cannes ci parla della sua selezione 2022 This article is available in English. Having spent five years on the event’s selection committee, Ava Cahen is now appointed artistic director of Critics’ Week (read our news), the 61st edition of which takes place […]

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Kylie Minogue spends time on a treadmill criticizing her demos | arts and entertainment

Kylie Minogue says listening to unreleased music on the treadmill makes her exercise more. The Princess of Pop has revealed the unique way she’s upping her fitness game by playing demos while she works out and using time to figure out what needs tweaking. In an interview with WSJ magazine, she said, “I was on […]

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How’s Mayor Eric Adams? New Yorkers criticize hiszzoner’s first 100 days in office

Dawn Kelly, 59, juice bar owner, Jamaica What do you think of the mayor’s performance so far? I have high hopes for Eric Adams because he’s a kid from southeast Queens. It’s one of ours, if you will. So far, I think, so good. I think it addresses the challenges the city faces, like homelessness, […]

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Literary Magazine Receives Gold Critic Medal from Columbia Scholastic Press Association

MACON – Mercer University Literary Magazine, The Dulcimerwas awarded a critical gold medal by the Colombian School Press Association (CSPA) for the 2020-2021 edition. CSPA is an international student press association, founded in 1925 to unite student journalists and educational advisers in schools and colleges through educational conferences, the exchange of ideas, textbooks, reviews and […]

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The New York Times launches WordleBot to smugly critique your strategy

The New York Times just brought the smug know-it-all to the wordle to party. Thursday evening, the Time, who bought wordle in January, introduced “WordleBot” to the world on Twitter. The tweet describes WordleBot as “your daily wordle companion who will tell you how efficient and lucky you were,” but honestly, that sounds patronizing. The […]

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Conor McGregor calls Henry Cejudo a ‘little fat newbie’ after scathing criticism

Henry Cejudo has trained and worked with many talented fighters in 2022, but don’t expect Conor McGregor to be next. Since Cejudo’s retirement in May 2020, the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight and bantamweight champion has done great things with the Fight Ready team in Arizona. Working alongside Jon Jones, Deiveson Figueiredo, Jiri Prochazka […]

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Visiting scholar discusses Wuhan lockdown, limits of criticism – The Cavalier Daily

中文版请点击此处 That of the University East Asia Center and Department of Media Studies hosted Goubin Yang, Grace Lee Boggs professor of communication and sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, for a lecture entitled “The Wuhan lockdown and the limits of criticism” on Friday. Yang centered his lecture on his new book — The Wuhan Lockdownreleased […]

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The Theater Returns to Serve a Comedy Review: The Dining Room

Live theater returns to the Sunshine Coast with the Driftwood Players production of The Dining Room launching a run of eight performances at the Gibsons Heritage Playhouse on March 31. American playwright AR Gurney’s two-act comedy of manners is the Driftwood Players’ first in-person show since their portrayal of Good Night Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) […]

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Criticism of Maharashtra government’s decision to build apartments for its legislators

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray reportedly announced on Thursday, March 24, 2022 that the state government would build 300 flats permanently for rural lawmakers, belonging to all political parties, in Goregaon in the north from Mumbai. Uddhav Thackray, who has not been well for more than six months, was speaking for the first time, during […]

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‘Ahed’s Knee’ offers a self-reflective critique of Israel | Movies | Detroit

Click to enlarge Kino Lorber Avshalom Pollak and Nur Fibak in Ahed’s knee. After a work that has never shied away from politics, the latest film by Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid, Ahed’s knee, offers his most blunt criticism yet of his native government. By working in autofiction, centering his work on a filmmaker as eager […]

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Local clinician responds to actor’s criticism of skin treatment

Actress Courteney Cox’s recent media appearances promoting her current movie, “Scream 5,” have included criticism of her own use of so-called facial fillers, injections intended to improve appearance. “I looked really weird,” Cox said. The performer’s negative comments caught the ear of Lewes resident Mary Beth Brubeck, a longtime plastic surgery registered nurse who offers […]

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Stream the ‘lost city’ for Sandra Bullock – and a critique of colonialism

In Hollywood, shorthand for romance and empowerment is “colonialism.” Showrunners and directors have long sent their characters to exotic locations to showcase their special abilities or personal growth. From Iron Fist, Dr. Strange and Batman heading East for mystical martial arts powers to James Bond seducing and murdering his way through former British possessions to […]

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A Nietzschean critique // The Observer

Founded in 1921, the Mendoza College of Business earned its place in our Catholic university in affirming marry business and ethics. Its slogan, “Grow the good in business”, aims to differentiate Mendoza from other schools that focus solely on profit. At first glance, this is a commendable undertaking. But who is really responsible here? Can […]

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Dutch publisher releases Anne Frank betrayal book amid criticism

A group of Dutch historians have published an in-depth critique of the work and conclusion of a cold case team who said they had pieced together the “most likely scenario” of the betrayal of Jewish teenage columnist Anne Frank and of his family in German-occupied Amsterdam. during the Second World War. The Cold Case team’s […]

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Counterpoint: The Water Park Review Is All Wet

The March 16 opinion piece on the Mall of America’s water park (“Taxpayers take a dip on water park deal”) doesn’t hold water. I have long respected Art Rolnick and Mike Meyers, but I was very disappointed in their flawed analysis. I was also disappointed that while they were happy to quote me, they didn’t […]

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Oversized Snacks and Glitzy Flattened Pop Cans by Sam Keller Playful Critic of Consumerism

Inasmuch as artistic food #crystals #found objects #sculpture March 18, 2022 Anna Marks All images by Tim Johnson, courtesy of Sam Keller and Louis Buhl & Co., shared with permission Los Angeles-based artist Sam Keller creates playful works centered on his interest in twisting new narratives from everyday objects. He transforms a flattened Coca-Cola or […]

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Nostalgia as criticism: Jews in Egyptian cinema

This talk with Deborah Starr (Cornell University) and Eyal Sagui Bizawe (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) is part of the “Sephardic Thought and Modernity Series”, which focuses on continuity and rupture as a way to deepen our dialogue on the different forms that modernity has adopted throughout Sephardic history. Never miss the best stories and events! […]

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Creative criticism from a gender perspective: February 21-25 | Advertising

What worked: BharatWedding Once again, Bharat Matrimony features an ad that celebrates women’s right to exercise choice and achieve their aspirations. The ad focuses on a common practice of painting marriage details on the wall in rural areas and thus strikes a chord in the hearts of parents in rural areas where child marriages are […]

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Part 3 – The round table

“Here’s the deal: No matter how you look at the map, the only way Democrats will hold power is to lean on their coalition, and that will have to include more rural white voters across the country. Democrats will never win the majority of those voters. That’s the reality. But the difference between beating 80 […]

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Typo causes hassle for county, prompts criticism of public notice law limits | ARLnow

Council President Katie Cristol at the county council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 15 (via Arlington County) (Updated at 3:45 p.m. on 02/22/22) A typo in a recent Notice of Public Hearing had wider implications for Arlington County. The error – an incorrect date printed on posters across the city – also sparked a discussion from […]

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Yvette Mayorga’s sweet cake decorations reveal a grim critique of surveillance and consumerism

Polly Pocket’s mansion is under surveillance. Small soldiers infiltrate its corridors, crouching in front of the doors and under the stairs. They are the vigilant figures of the militarized US-Mexico border, whom Yvette criticizes in much of her work. The border played an important role in her childhood as she crossed it when moving between […]

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Creation and criticism in ‘Pure Colour’

Sheila Heti at her home in Toronto.NARISA LADAK/NYT Sheila Heti first came to critical attention with her 2012 novel, “How should a person beThe strange formulation of the title of this book – not who or what, but how should a person be – implied that personality is an aesthetic phenomenon, as much a matter […]

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Brando’s New “Slip N Slide” EP Is a Sultry Critique of Mind Games: Listen – EDM.com

As a triple threat singer, music producer and songwriter, it was only a matter of time before Brando released a record like this. Perhaps best known for his transcendent work on Loud Luxury’s global hit “Body,” Brando has been busy embarking on a solo career and rising to the occasion as one of dance music’s […]

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Celebrating 10 years of Born to Die, Lana Del Rey’s acerbic critique of modern America

10 years after they were first uttered by Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, the words “My pussy tastes like Pepsi cola” remain immortal in the cultural imagination. The line – from the luxury version of Lana Del Rey Born to die, his unforgettable major-label debut – is a quintessential example of the fantastical, humorous portrayals of Americana […]

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From Sundance: “Master” is a moving, if fragmented, critique of institutionalized racism | Arts

Mariama Diallo’s first film, “Master”, is set at the fictional University of Ancaster, a New England university so elite that FDR was rejected and had to attend its security school – Harvard. The Ancaster campus also happens to be haunted by Salem-era witches, the inspiration for bizarre legends passed down from class to class. Diallo’s […]

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Simranjeet Singh Platform Review — The Silhouette

C/O Simranjeet Singh Simranjeet’s Singh platform offers a ambitious Number ideas to various problems With a total of 26 platform points, Singh offers a myriad of solutions to pressing problems, but not without questioning feasibility. Singh’s platform is based on extensive collaboration with numerous organizations within McMaster University and the City of Hamilton. Student welfare […]

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Mahabharata and the art of self-criticism

A new stream of fascinating Mahabharata books has arrived! I was reading Keerthik Sasidharan The Dharma Forest and Ira Mukhoty Song of Draupadi, and wondering what keeps the Mahabharata stories alive. One of the reasons the Mahabharata is so powerful is that it offers itself up to criticism and continually reflects, re-evaluates and negates its […]

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Report of the Hema Justice Committee on sexual violence, non-disclosure of: a critique

In February 2017, a prominent Malayalam (Mollywood) film industry actress was abducted and sexually assaulted by a gang of men in a speeding car in Kochi. Actor-survivor co-worker and lead actor Dileep is named as a defendant/conspirator for paying money to sexually assault him and tape the crime on camera. A criminal case has been […]

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Zack Snyder’s Kindness Leads to Negative Reviews of His Movies, Says Former WB Executive

Zack Snyder’s films always face a clash between criticism and audience response. While the critical reception of his films remains mixed to negative, audiences are most grateful and optimistic after watching his films. Therefore, since #ReleaseTheSnyderCut campaign and the subsequent publication of Zack Snyder’s Justice Leaguepeople have consistently supported Snyder’s previous films, especially his introduction […]

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Why Ethereum Developers Ignore JPMorgan Criticism of Sharing and Scalability – Ethereum – US Dollar ($ETH)

Ethereum (CRYPTO:ETH) Developers ignored a warning from JPMorgan analysts that network scaling could come too late to ward off competition from rival projects. What happened: Ethereum Developer Tim Beiko called JPMorgan’s memo on efforts to share second-largest coin ‘lazy/very high-level criticism,’ according to decryption report. Pointing to a mechanism in place that allows transactions to […]

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Barbara Kruger retrospective mixes capitalism and its critique

CHICAGO – Crude words printed in Futura Bold, in one piece after another of Barbara Kruger’s comprehensive exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, clash like military battalions, invading our mental spaces. The visitor must stand above and inside these composed missives and decode message after message. I left the show feeling exhausted, only to […]

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Artists Share Benefits of Friendly Criticism in Picton Exhibition

Brya Ingram / Stuff Picton artists Val Taylor, left, and Allison Belgrave are two of the artists exhibiting at the Picton Little Theater. A group of artists who come together weekly to inspire each other are happy to show off their work at the end of a year full of pitfalls. The Picton Art Group […]

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Letter to the editor: Manchin’s criticism makes no sense

Isn’t Joe Manchin a hoot? He does not want to extend the child tax credit because it would go to the “bad people” who would use it to do drugs. Then, demonstrating his lack of logic, he wants to extend it for 10 years instead of one. A lot more drugs, Joe. (Studies show that […]

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The Paradox of Freedom of Expression and Criminal Defamation Law. – Journal Echo Critique

Abdulai Mansaray, author Sierra Leone’s Criminal Defamation Law was introduced by Sir Albert Margai of the SLPP in 1965. Without a doubt, it has become one of the most draconian hammers used to muzzle and “eliminate” opposition parties and “dissenting” voices from the media. The APC party then vehemently opposed the law, but the late […]

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Bruno Dumont’s France is a compelling, albeit convoluted, critique of celebrity culture

“Forget about a better future, progress, ideals… it’s all dead. This is what makes us suffer. Only the present remains. Here and now. Forget all the expectations. Don’t procrastinate. For more than two minutes of the final monologue of France, Bruno Dumont’s last effort, Léa Seydoux stares at the camera, barely blinks, dark circles under […]

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‘Licorice Pizza’ review: Nostalgia without challenge or criticism

Alana comes into her own, however, driving a big truck through the Hollywood Hills amid the oil embargo. She is paired up with Gary in his latest venture, a waterbed business, and that day, along with a team of young colleagues, they deliver and install the latest model to hairstylist-producer Jon Peters (Bradley Cooper, spinning […]

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Mary Reid Kelley and Patrick Kelley slam feminism via Myth of Europe – ARTnews.com

A distressed white princess dressed in tattered clothing waves a red scarf in the air as she is kidnapped on the back of a white bull. The bull, she will soon learn, is Zeus in disguise. He takes her to Crete, where he will rape her and get her pregnant, then make her his queen. […]

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Big Tech critics ask Raimondo to meet after criticizing European proposals

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo listens to a question during an interview with Reuters at the Department of Commerce in Washington, U.S. September 23, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (Reuters) – Critics of tech giants like Alphabet’s (GOOGL.O) Google have urged Commerce Secretary Gina […]

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Polimoda appoints Tim Blanks as mentor of Master in Fashion Criticism and Curation

Tim Blanks, editor-in-chief of The Business of Fashion, is the mentor of the Master in Fashion Critique and Curation at Polimoda. At the Italian Fashion School, Blanks will put his experience and knowledge at the disposal of the next generation of fashion critics and curators, trying to encourage students who “come out into the world […]

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Milos Forman’s Critique of “Ragtime” America at 40

Milos Forman Ragtime (1981), based on the 1975 novel by EL Doctorow, made its Blu-ray debut in Region 1 in time for its 40th anniversary, as mastered from a 4K transfer in the Paramount Presents range. The two-and-a-half-hour film symbolically begins and ends with an elegantly dressed young couple on stage waltzing to a sweet […]

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When Readers Criticize the Critic, 2021 Edition – Orange County Register

I just spent two weeks trying to clean my inbox. I receive a lot of mail. Some are fun to read. Some, not so much. All this very opinionated. Apparently I rub people the wrong way every now and then, and they don’t hesitate to let me know. In the spirit of the holidays, I […]

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Amanda Gorman delivers moving review in new book of poetry

This cover image published by Viking Books shows “Call Us What We Carry”, poems by Amanda Gorman. (Viking Books for Young Readers via AP) Photo: Associated press When you pronounce the inaugural US Presidency poem at 22 and instantly become a household name, you might wonder if your moment is over. No such fate befell […]

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Local Photographers Criticize ‘Odd Pairings’ | Arts

Photography reviews continue to be very popular as they allow local photographers to exhibit their works of art and learn from the comprehensive appraisal of their work by experienced professionals. Non-contributors have the opportunity to see great examples of beautiful local photographs and learn a photo skill or two. On Thursday, November 19, from 7 […]

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Collaboration, criticism and creativity: everything you need to know about OPUS

OPUS, the literary magazine that has been present at Hope College for decades, will release its latest edition on Thursday, December 9. What can we expect from this year’s edition? What will the OPUS soup look like? And how the hell do they choose the pieces to be presented? We interviewed co-editor, Violet Peschiera (’22), […]

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Hank Green’s sci-fi duology strikes a balance between social criticism and scientific exploration – The Lafayette

Hank Green’s recent two-book series, “An Absolutely Remarkable Thing” and “A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor,” provide the perfect exploration of the sci-fi genre for inexperienced or anxious readers. “An Absolutely Remarkable Thing,” released in 2018, tells the story of April May, 23, who stumbles upon a huge robot statue – which she affectionately names Carl – […]

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Yuli Yamagata’s playful textile works cleverly criticize consumerism

Yamagata’s shameless and ironic vision of the macabre has been constant since 2015, when she emerged on the Brazilian art scene. She has since participated in numerous exhibitions in Brazil and abroad, with solo exhibitions at SESC Niterói, MAC Niterói – Museu de Arte Contemporânea and Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, as well as a group […]

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Former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops harshly criticizes Steve Sarkisian

Fox Sports’ Midday kick-off The panel took a critical look at Steve Sarkisian’s freshman year at Texas ahead of Friday’s 22-17 win over Kansas State. Former Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops offered a particularly harsh assessment, when reminded of Sarkisian’s “all gas, no brakes” motto. “You don’t need the brakes when you’re out of gas,” Stoops […]

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Tesla Product Design Director Shares His Review of Ford’s ‘Fancy’ L2 Chargers

It is said that imitation is one of the sincerest forms of flattery. Done well, it could even spur innovation. Just look at how the smartphone market evolved from Blackberry-style QWERTY devices to touchscreen handsets that followed the model of the first iPhone. In Tesla’s case, it appears its network of fast-charging superchargers is having […]

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Review of the Snite exhibition by Emilio Sanchez // The Observer

Notre Dame’s newly acquired Emilio Sanchez pieces embody technical excellence while successfully connecting with audiences through calming images and colors. Often when we think of art we envision subversion and complexity with deep philosophical significance. However, Sanchez’s work takes a more streamlined and minimalist approach characterized by a geometric style and representation of everyday objects. […]

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Ram Madhvani delivers barnstorming review of news media in Dhamaka

IIn a scene from Netflix’s Dhamaka, an anchor points out to his team “Blurb ka matlab hota hai daraana, dhamkana, rulana yaa phir tension dena”. It’s a subtle dig into the television news media in this country, which believes in annoying your audience by pushing them to an edge rather than pulling them into a […]