The suspension of "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson has gotten some backlash from conservative fans, but they are in the tiny minority as American culture undergoes a profound shift in attitudes towards gay and lesbian people.
Koenker also paints a vivid, detailed picture of a government sincerely attempting to live up to its promise of "the good life" for its citizens.
Here are ten films that make a compelling case for why Hollywood has come down not only with severe sequelitis, but remake-itis as well.
Adilifu Nama's Super Black: American Pop Culture and Black Superheroes does a great job of introducing many of today's comic book fans with the history of African Americans in comic books and pop culture generally.
1913 Massacre is a touching documentary that revisits the tragic events that took place in the copper mining town of Calumet in the northern tip of Michigan on Christmas Eve 1913.
"Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" is visually stunning, unfolding professionally within a familiar bio-pic template.
The Smithsonian National American Latino Museum, already 20 years in the planning, will be a reality some day, but no one can say when.
The recent qualitative drop in Hollywood films has left a "creativity vaccuum," which is now being filled on the small screen.
Gal Gadot, a relatively unknown Jewish Israeli actress, has been cast in the role of Wonder Woman. Some are pondering what a female superhero means in modern times.
Night People and Other Tales of Working New York is a new collection of short stories and poems reflecting the struggles of average citizens and workers in New York City and beyond.