The Creativity Complex

It’s been almost two weeks since Philip Seymour Hoffman’s passing, and we’ve seen almost every stage of the media grief cycle. The shock and dismay of the initial discovery, followed by the rushed statements on “influence” and “legacy;” the growing anger at suspected dealers; political campaigns co-opting his death as a case study; and of … Continue reading The Creativity Complex

We Are All Famous Now

In the wake of Rush Limbaugh’s incendiary radio outburst last week, it is humbling to consider that the woman he branded a “slut” would not be entitled to the same legal protections that she might have enjoyed if she had not wandered into the controversy over women’s reproductive rights. Under current libel law Sandra Fluke, … Continue reading We Are All Famous Now