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That “Dirty Little Coward” Rob(ert) Ford

by Matt Sheedy Some will no doubt recognize the title of this post as a nod to “the man who shot Jesse James,” Robert Ford, whose reputation as a “dirty little coward” was immortalized in folk songs and made popular … Continue reading

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Oh, the Humanity…

by Russell McCutcheon * This post appeared recently on the Culture on the Edge blog and is part of an on-going conversation on the scholarly use and meaning of the term “data.” Culture on  the Edge also addressed this question here … Continue reading

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More on “Ordinary”

The other day I posted about how an anti-Muslim group got rhetorical traction in their criticism of Islam by suggesting that Muslims are not really ordinary. It reminded me of the following Daily Show clip, in which it is suggested that … Continue reading

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Of Anti-Islamic Myth-Making In American Popular Culture

The August 25, 2010 installment of The Daily Show featured an interview with Laurie Cardoza-Moore, president and founder of Proclaiming Justice to the Nations, a Christian nonprofit dedicated to the support of Israel, and producer and narrator of the film, … Continue reading

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