The Regrettable Rise of “OMG!”

Editor’s note: This piece is part of a symposium in which a variety of writers and thinkers weigh in on the topic of “Language in the Digital Age.” Look for further contributions on this topic (like this one and this one) throughout the week on Acculturated. “And the word was made text, and then it was spoken.” John Donvan of … Continued

Language in the Digital Age

The Regrettable Rise of “OMG!”

Editor’s note: This piece is part of a symposium in which a variety of writers and thinkers weigh in on the topic of “Language in the Digital Age.” Look for further contributions on this topic (like this one and this one) throughout the week on Acculturated. “And the word was made text, and then it was spoken.” John Donvan of … Continued

Language in the Digital Age

The Daily Pop Culture Scene

Is This How Whitney Houston Should be Remembered?–Huff Po Not a Film Is a Defiant “No” to Iran’s Repression–WSJ Andrew Breitbart’s Final Hour–The Hollywood Reporter How I Survived Working in the Applebees Kitchen–Daily Beast ABC’s New Show Combines Sex, Sin, and Southern Baptists–NYT What Affect Does Caffeine Consumption Have on You?–Jezebel Lorax Gets Small Things … Continued

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Controlling Our Bodies, Controlling Ourselves

To help promote Acculturated Templeton Press is making select essays from the book available for free on this website. In this essay from Daniel Akst, we find a veritable feast of food for thought. If John Bunyan were alive today but still infused with religious passion, how might he get his message across? Surely not by writing a book-length … Continued

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