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What is an “American” Horror Story?

I’m getting wrapped up in American Horror Story, which is four episodes into its first television season—and not only because I’m trying to figure out if some characters are ghosts, flesh-and-blood individuals, or imaginary projections visible to certain people. As

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Posted in Cultural Phenomena, Fiction, General literature, Visual Media

Poetry and the Absurd in 9/11 Dramedy “Rescue Me”

My cable plan lets me watch only the networks, so I often watch TV on DVD or through my Roku. After wrapping up Breaking Bad, I needed a show to tide me over until the latest seasons of my favorites

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Posted in Lifewriting, Medical Humanities, Visual Media
Dr. Amy Rubens
I'm an "ambulant scholar," and I move among several worlds. As a professor of English, I research and write for audiences within and outside of academia. As a teacher of writing, literature, and culture, I facilitate learning. As a blogger, I critique, question, and reflect. Learn more about this blog and the work I do as a professor and workplace writing consultant.

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