Ready for another round of "Is This Cultural Appropriation?"
Thirteen Years in the Making: Michèle Stephenson and Joe Brewster Talk About Their Film American Promise
One of the enduring hopes of the digital age is that technology can break down the barriers between peoples and races. A film thirteen years in the making, American Promise follows two African-American boys from first grade through high-school, showing the challenges and opportunities young black men face in today's education system.
At age 71, director Michael Apted is only 15 years older than the subjects of his lifelong Up series of documentaries. Though the age difference is almost negligible today, it was quite significant in 1964.
Dweezil Zappa has a new live record out titled Return of the Son of.... It isn't exactly a Frank Zappa greatest hits album, so here's what Dweezil was going for with the selections on this project.
One person started a group on Facebook. Others agreed with the message. Thousands collectively banded together to tell corporations to be more socially responsible. Companies listened.
7-Up. Condoms. Levis. Condoms. XBOX 360. More Condoms. Beer. And... Viagra. No, this isn't Bill Clinton's shopping list. These are just some of the products whose commercials have been recently banned -- And I have no idea why.