08: The Badder The BetterUp one level
October 1993: This issue presents a side of Bad Subjects that is not always as clear as we would like.
- Introduction: The Badder The Better
Ron Alcalay, Steven Rubio
This issue hopefully will present a side of Bad Subjects that is not always as clear as we would like.
- Bad Tourists at the Mall
Annalee Newitz, Steven Rubio, Ann Marie Caffrey
Earlier this summer, a group of Bad Subjects visited Sun Valley Mall in Concord, California, on the first of what we hope will be occasional 'field trips.'
- Recombinant Realism/Caliutopian Re-Dreaming: Beverly Hills 90210 as Nostalgia Television
My life as an instructor in the environment of the undergraduate popular culture studies/television studies classroom is roughly contiguous with the life of the wildly popular FOX series, Beverly Hills 90210.
- Everyone's a Poet: Criticizing the Poetry Slam
Perhaps poetry slams and open-mike nights would be the primary mode of expression in a more inclusionary and active culture. However...
- Confessions of an American Poet
Slamming isn't my favorite kind of poetry reading; it privileges the long poem (because of its one poem limit) and leaves us hungry for greater intimacy with the poet. But I'll cop to slamming.
- Wrapped School
I was utterly mystified when they began to encase the school across the street in huge sheets of semi-transparent plastic.
- Voices from the Collective
Brian Harvey, Joe Sartelle, Joe Stone, Steven Rubio
Letters from readers about past articles.