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Slam Dunks and No-Brainers: Pop Language in Your Life, the Media, and Like . . . Whatever (Vintage)by Leslie Savan
About the Author
Leslie Savan wrote a column about advertising and commercial culture for The Village Voice for thirteen years. She was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for criticism in 1991, 1992, and 1997. Her writing has appeared in Time, The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Salon, and she has been a commentator for National Public Radio. Savan is the author of The Sponsored Life: Ads, TV, and American Culture. She lives with her husband and son in New Jersey.
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Table of Contents
Are We Having Fun Yet?
Heres the Deal
Pop Talk Is History
Whats Black, Then White, and Said All Over?
Dont Even Think About Telling Me “I Dont Think So”: The Media, Meanness, and Me
The Great American Yesss!
Populist Pop and the Regular Guy
The Community of Commitment-Centered Words
Digital Talk in the Unit States of America
Its Like, You Know, the End
What Our Readers Are Saying
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