Required Reading: The End of an Epic Era and Naked Women on HBO

By  · Published on March 11th, 2014

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“Does 300: Rise of an Empire hint at the end of an era?” – Steven Zeitchik crunches the domestic numbers to get a bead on what movie-goers want, and he’ll have even more data when a dozen more sword and sandal movies hit later this year.

“Able-Bodied Actors in Disability Drag: Why Disbaled Roles are Only For Disabled Performers” – Scott Jordan Harris at compares able-bodied actors in wheelchairs to blackface in a challenging essay on acceptable standards.

“Why I’m sick and tired of seeing naked women on HBO” – Edward Morrisey at The Week gives an excellent argument as to why he should probably just stop watching shows on HBO.

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