There’s more to life than bitching about mainstream media.

The whole “bloggers vs. journalists” debate feels insanely remote to me, but it’s not hard to understand why it often seems to be the only topic of discussion.

Jon Stewart vs. Jacques Derrida.

In what seems to be a shout-out to the recently-deceased Jacques Derrida, Jon Stewart recently appeared on CNN?s Crossfire and attempted to examine oversimplified binary oppositions in American political discourse in order to expose their underlying structures, as well as the inherent instability of those structures — or something like that.

Sex sells, but to whom?

When everything is explicitly framed as an object of desire for the straight male player, it completely closes off all avenues of desire for those who don’t fit its narrowly defined demographic.