Keywords for the Age of Austerity 10: Sustainability

 “Sustainable” is an old word, which once referred negatively to an emotional burden one could endure; it also enjoyed popularity as a synonym of “provable,” in a legal sense. These now-obsolete usages gave way to the more general modern meaning, as “capable of being maintained or continued at a certain rate or level.” For this … Continue reading Keywords for the Age of Austerity 10: Sustainability

Keywords for the Age of Austerity 9: Content

In a press release announcing its acquisition of the much-loved TV comedy South Park and the yet-to-be-loved comedy The Hotwives of Orlando, Hulu trumpeted its expanding “library of exclusive, current and library content.” Hulu’s senior Vice President and “Head of Content” Craig Erwich wrote:   I could not be more thrilled to announce that we are continuing … Continue reading Keywords for the Age of Austerity 9: Content