“[Television] is the greatest mirror that our global society has ever held up to itself, and even though sometimes we may not like what we see, it is impossible to look away.”
—From the introduction by Chris Lamson
Tube Talk: Big Ideas in Television presents a unique collection of writing inspired by and exploring television in all its forms, from comedy, education, and commercials, to news, politics, and reality. These twenty-eight selections offer compelling perspectives on television and its place in our lives, its social impact, and its cultural influence. Inside you’ll find:
- Acclaimed authors, including Ariel Levy, Emily Nussbaum, George Saunders, Gil Scott-Heron, and E. B. White
- Writing on ethics, commercialism, diversity, reality, and censorship
- Short stories, essays, lyrics, interviews, and poetry
Please note, these books contain mature content.