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March 8, 2018
The history of the Hollywood sign: From a public nuisance to a symbol of stardom. Movies. Stardom. Glamour. by Qrius ÃâÃÂ· March 8, 2018. in Culture & Society, Evening Edition, Instant, Recent Articles ÃâÃÂ· 0. The history of the Hollywood sign: From a public nuisance to a symbol of stardom. By Leo BraudyÃâÃÂ ...
Finance and Commerce
March 2, 2018
In their own way, these vandals are trying to carve out their own slice of the Hollywood dream – a quest not for gold or for health, but for recognition and fame, whether by talent, ambition or selfie. Leo Braudy is the Leo S. Bing Chair in English and American literature at the University of Southern CaliforniaÃâÃÂ ...
February 28, 2018
By Leo Braudy, Scott Higgins, Stephen Groening and Thomas Delapa, The Conversation. smithsonian.com. February 28, 2018. IMAX is hugely popular, while virtual reality movies are gaining steam. But what about film inventions that never took off? When will they get their due? Sure, there are the Razzies, which honor theÃâÃÂ ...
February 28, 2018
Leo Braudy, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences; Scott Higgins, Wesleyan University; Stephen Groening, University of Washington, and Thomas Delapa, University of Michigan. (THE CONVERSATION) Editor's note: IMAX is hugely popular, while virtual realityÃâÃÂ ...
October 30, 2017
First, there is nothing new in our love of monsters, according to Leo Braudy, University Professor and holder of the Leo S. Bing Chair in English and American Literature. “We have told each other scary stories since the beginning of time. Ghosts, for instance, have been around since the start of civilization,”ÃâÃÂ ...
October 29, 2017
Fear continues to saturate our lives: fear of nuclear destruction, fear of climate change, fear of the subversive, and fear of foreigners. But a Rolling Stone article about our “age of fear” notes that most Americans are living “in the safest place at the safest time in human history.” It continues: Around the globeÃâÃÂ ...
December 10, 2016
Leo Braudy's Haunted: On Ghosts, Witches, Vampires, Zombies, and Other Monsters of the Natural and Supernatural Worlds attempts to account for this sea change in our attitude toward the terrible and the terrifying. At the heart of Haunted is this central question: “Do fears always take the same shapes,ÃâÃÂ ...
The Conversation US
October 28, 2016
Leo Braudy is among America's leading film critics. A frequent finalist for national book awards, he teaches Restoration literature and history, American culture after World War II, popular culture, and critical theory, including the histories of visual style and film genres. His work has appeared in journals suchÃâÃÂ ...
Daily Trojan Online
December 31, 1999
As a result, Leo Braudy, a Dornsife professor, and his wife Dorothy decided to donate to fund the pantry. The pantry began as a virtual pantry, providing students with a $25 Trader Joe's gift card up to three times a semester. Students were also able to pick up three items at Grab N' Go stations, one whichÃâÃÂ ...
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