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Positive Cynicism – Controversy, consciences and Superman

Last month, DC Comics made headlines when it was announced that Orson Scott Card would be writing a Superman comic. The company came under fire for hiring Card, an outspoken opponent of gay rights, after just having been recognized by GLAAD for the strides the company has

Positive Cynicism – In which I actually defend Megan Fox

Ever since it was first announced that Michael Bay would be directing a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film, people on the Internet have been having a field day attacking it. When it was announced that Megan Fox would play April O'Neil, that officially sent complainers into overdrive.

Positive Cynicism – Pop culture noise

The Internet is a great place for funny cat pictures, Star Wars-related memes and witty one liners on Twitter. It is not always a great place for depth. Often, people rush to be the first to comment on something instead of actually taking time to compose something

Positive Cynicism – Internetiquette 101

At this point, the Internet has become a part of everyone's daily life. Going onto Facebook or Twitter or other social media sites has become an integral part of our daily routines. However, that doesn't mean that everyone knows how to behave on the Internet. In fact,

Positive Cynicism – The way things are now

An unseasonably warm day in January has Aaron R. Davis thinking about the weather. Without launching into a politically-laced tirade about global warming, Davis is looking at our weather patterns today and beginning to accept the fact that warm days in January and snowy thunderstorms are the

Positive Cynicism – #whatever

As the Internet becomes the dominant form of home media, television shows are constantly looking for ways to expand their presence online. It seems the latest trend their marketing teams have come up with are targeted hashtags in hopes of getting people to talk about them on