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January 19, 2023

Tressie McMillan Cottom on Blondness

That is the thing about status. We all want it, but, should we acquire it, we don’t want it to mean anything.

December 20, 2022

Tressie McMillan Cottom on ChatGPT

Humanities, arts and higher education could use a little reminder that we do human. That’s our business, when we do it well.

December 7, 2022

Tressie McMillan Cottom: In the Political Talk Show Race, Outrage Is Winning

Tressie McMillan Cottom’s latest New York Times piece explores the difference between liberal media and conservative media. Her conclusion? Conservative media does quite well, and their outrage makes more money. Liberals may be drawn to ironic humor like satire because it reflects their antagonism toward the status quo. But outrage plays better to the political…

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