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Thursday, May 13th, 2010

The ‘Lost Bushmen’

It is still okay to create the most objectionable stereotypes about certain Africans and for it to be considered fine. An Indian soft drink company, Parle Agro, is marketing a new soft drink, called LMN, with a series of  5 TV commercial series titled “Lost Bushmen” set “… in the natural habitat of the

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Bling Bling

Monday, September 14th, 2009

WEEKEND LINKS, AUGUST 14, 2009

* The photography of Bronwyn Lace (via Feizel Mamdoo). * The short film project, 15 Malaysia. You can watch all the films online.

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

RACE RELATIONS

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

WHY “MAD MEN” IS AFRAID OF RACE

The very popular TV drama “Mad Men” (my wife is hooked) is willing to engage the toughest issues of its time–the 1960s–and use them to provide an insight into our current social norms: anti-Semitism, divorce, sexuality, misogyny...

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

TV’s “THE SIMPSONS” MOVE TO ANGOLA

No, the characters of the FOX TV animated show have not left their home in Springfield. It’s just a TV ad campaign promoting the show on Angolan TV. Apparently Homer is drinking the local brew, Cuca, “the...

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