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Abed the Hero: Race and Role-playing on “Community”

May 24, 2011 by


Though we as viewers like to think of a hero as driving the action of his story, the machinery of a television show – where its plot comes from – is rarely located within its hero. Perhaps this is because television shows grant their heroes subjectivity as a matter of course. Viewers are granted insight […]

Simulated Materials in Two Disposable BIC Shavers

May 22, 2011 by


Despite the fact that I have a beard and Caitmechanic doesn’t shave her legs, we both use disposable Bic shavers for trimming, etc. Here is a photo of the shavers we use: In the photo above, the pink shaver above is a model STWP101 “Twin Select Silky Touch” disposable shaver, marketed to women. The green […]