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Antiheroes

Anxiety as Entertainment

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger A few years ago, my husband and I watched the Ryan Gosling movie Drive. I don't remember the plo...

Literary Anti-Heroes Of Middle-Age

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

One of the many books I have been rereading between bouts of Powell is "Persuasion." If you read Jane Austen more or less annually, as I have done sin...

Where Have All Our Heroes Gone?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dr. Jim Taylor

Today's zeitgeist is controlled by a popular culture that worships the antihero. Many of today's entertainers, athletes, and other pop culture icons exemplify everything that is unheroic in our society.