Author Archives: John Barr

About John Barr

Double Major Student @ Towson University

The Last Critique “Look @ Me Now”

I am taking 13 credits over the Summer semester… shouldn’t I be completing some sort of assignment instead of blogging? Or I could just kill two birds with one stone and have my assignment be a blog. I don’t know … Continue reading

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The Whole World…In Their Hands

Ideas are at the root of ideology. Ideas about right versus wrong and about how the world works. If ideology had an internet domain name it would be http://www.thewaythingswork.edu Media critics look at ideology as means of exerting power. Preserving … Continue reading

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Sex Still Sells

ESPN is one of my most watched networks because sports rank among the top forms of entertainment to me. Since ESPN have several television channels including ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNNEWS, and ESPNU, I don’t often watch commercials; instead I turn to … Continue reading

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You Be The Judge

Hi I’m Simon Cowell. Not literally, but this semester for the purpose of this class I will be playing the role of judge. My name is John Barr. I am currently a junior majoring in Political Science & Mass Communications … Continue reading

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“If you ain’t 1st your last.”

“Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby” stars Will Ferrell as a famous driver. This movie takes a comedic look at the world of Nascar, a sport heavily driven by its corporate sponsorships and endorsement deals. The film was packed … Continue reading

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Respect, Protect, Connect, & Promote

It is that time of year again. School is almost out and businesses can look forward to receiving contributions from patrons and tourist. In these economic times this will be celebrated and welcomed. This past weekend I was fortunate enough … Continue reading

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Societies Ladder

Earlier this semester I was required to read a fictional book called Native Son. I purchased the book from Amazon. In this novel we are introduced to Bigger Thomas who is the main character. Bigger lives in the Black Belt, which … Continue reading

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