Theodore Hamm is the found­ing edi­tor of the Brook­lyn Rail and an asso­ciate pro­fes­sor of urban stud­ies at Met­ro­pol­i­tan Col­lege of New York. He has writ­ten for the Los Ange­les Times, The Nation, and Truthdig, among oth­er publications.
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Reading The Onion Seriously
Combining irreverent humor and acerbic critique, a handful of new media outlets -- including The Onion -- are transforming American politics and culture, writes Theodoe Hamm, in his new book The New Blue Media.