Category: The AV

The AV: House of Cards Season 2 (No Spoilers, We Promise!)

Returning from a year-long hiatus, in Netflix’s own drag-out-and-drop fashion, the second season of the Emmy-winning political drama House of Cards was finally released to the eagerly-awaiting public on February 14 in its entirety of 13 episodes. The story follows Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey), the cold and calculating congressman who began his rise to power in

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The AV: The Politics of Hysteria

The AV is TKO’s occasional foray into politics via multimedia. When we watch the debates is there a certain personal truth about the candidates that is relayed to us? Do their mannerisms, rhythm of speech, and of course, the content of their speech itself, bring us closer to understanding the candidates as human beings? Or

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[UPDATED] The AV: Blackwater Mercenaries Firing at Iraqi Civilians

The AV is TKO’s occasional foray into politics via multimedia. This video contains disturbing footage Shameful stuff. The video (one of five) is part of a fascinating article on the rise of mercenary soldiers by Charles Glass in this past week’s Harper’s magazine. The article is eerily appropriate for the coming CSAD conference. Glass describes

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