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When the Wild West Meets Extra-Terrestrials

            In the film Cowboys and Aliens (2011), two genres collide explosively, literally.  The Wild West meets extra-terrestrials.  The film was directed by Jon Favreau and produced by Steven Spielberg, Brian Grazer, and Ron Howard (“Cowboys and Aliens (2011)”).  The … Continue reading

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Cultural Progress? It’s All the Same.

Theodor Adorno claims that “What parades as progress in the culture industry, as the incessantly new which it offers up, remains the disguise for an eternal sameness; everywhere the changes mask a skeleton which has changed just as little as … Continue reading

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