Browsing All posts tagged under »death penalty«

James Reynolds’ Last Suppers Photo Essay Offers A Cafeteria-Style Look at Capital Punishment

April 2, 2012 by

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Fried chicken. A doughnut and a milkshake. Several bottles of Coca-Cola. An assortment of tropical fruits. These were the last meals of death row inmates recreated by a graphic artist, James Reynolds, in the United Kingdom in a series titled Last Suppers. What do these images say to you? To me, they speak not only […]

Dissecting Dexter’s Discourses: Exploring TV Crime as Artform and Argument

March 20, 2012 by

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It is with great interest that I have read the posts by CrimeCents and crimineepery about the television program Dexter (2006-present). I always find it interesting to read about the ways that the medium provokes responses filled with a sense of emotion. CrimeCents rhetorically asks, “Why can’t I just willingly suspend my disbelief and enjoy the show like everyone else?” Russian […]

Delectably Discriminating Dexter

March 9, 2012 by

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Dexter is one of my favorite television shows. Ever. Of all time. My mother first excitedly told me about the show, “A blood-splatter analyst who is a serial killer.” I thought this sounds like an awful premise for a TV show. Little did I know that Dexter would prove to be way more than just […]

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