CARP Debates: Depp v. Heard

https://api.time.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/GettyImages-1240940929.jpg Actor Johnny Depp smiles and gestures towards spectators in Fairfax County Circuit Court in Fairfax, Virginia, May 27, 2022. (Getty Images/Steve Helber) Was Johnny Depp's recent legal victory over ex-wife Amber Heard a victory the court of public opinion? CARP Facebook group members Nancy Snow and Rod Carveth offer two contrasting perspectives. By Deirdre …

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Webinar #5: Political Humor, Caricature, and Saturday Night Live

If you missed our webinar on June 12 with political humor expert Christopher Gilbert of Assumption University, it's available here on YouTube. In this webinar, Jennifer Keohane hosted a conversation with Gilbert about the power of political humor, its role in democratic politics, and of course, Alec Baldwin's portrayal of Donald Trump on Saturday Night …

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Salieri vs. Mozart: Wrongfully Attacked?

By Eric Shiraev The composer Antonio Salieri (1750-1825) could not have even thought about becoming one of the most noticeable victims of character assassination after his death. He had a dynamic and fruitful musical life while serving as Kapellmeister to the emperor of Austria. Yet Salieri is known today to most people as a man …

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