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Django Unchained: Revenge Fantasies and Realities

Of course Django Unchained (2012) is your average Quentin Tarantino bloodfest, yet for me the main moment of the film suggests it could have been even bloodier.  In one of the film’s quiet, reflective seconds slave master Calvin Candie (Leonardo … Continue reading

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Louis C.K. on Race: So I guess we’re even?

Comedian Louis C.K. has joked about race and privilege for years.  Here on a 2010 Tonight Show appearance, he does a great reprise of his basic white privilege bit—especially starting at about the 8:30 mark in this 12-minute segment, even though Jay Leno tries to steer … Continue reading

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