Prejudice, advertising and degree

For those who haven’t seen this seg­ment on the Gruen Transfer, go and watch it first. Be warned, it’s offensive and designed to be. (For over­seas readers, the Gruen Transfer is a TV show ana­lysing advert­ising with com­pet­itors cre­ating ads for out­rageous...

Hysterically funny…

journey2master  is on the phone to goldfish42 , who just shared this with us – warning NOT SAFE FOR WORK: When you’re done, watch the out-takes....

Freaking awesome journalism

For anyone who’s inter­ested in women and the media (and you all know that’s one of *my* Mas­ter­mind spe­cial topics), check out this ter­rific piece from Salon on how women news­casters in the US have covered this...

The world’s going to hell, but never mind

I don’t have time to write my own entry right now (too busy marking) but instead I’ll point you at anthonybaxter  and crazyjane13  for excel­lent ana­lyses of both the Amer­ican “I can’t believe it’s not socialism” $700 bil­lion bail out and the Cath­olic...

Click here for Convergence

Final ses­sion. Gerard Noonan has started with a descrip­tion of how filing in the old days involved finding a pay phone, drop­ping a coin in the slot, dialing, unscrewing the cover of the handset and attaching alligator clips to it to send what he...