Truman Burbank is on his knees digging around in his garden. His rear end is to the camera as his wife, Meryl, dressed in her nurse’s uniform, arrives home on her bike. “Hi, honey,” she says. “Look what I got free at the checkout.” Pulling out the Chef’s Pal from her perfectly arranged grocery bag, she looks straight into the camera. “It’s a dicer, grater, peeler, all in one!” she pitches with a bright smile. “Never needs sharpening — is dishwasher safe!”
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Across 1,100 popular films from 2007 to 2017, new report finds little change in representation for women, underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, LGBT community, or people with disabilities.
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How a spring break program to Thailand helped prepare students to become more effective global communicators
Annenberg International Programs launched its first alternative spring break program in Thailand this past March. Thanks to a donation from a generous USC Annenberg parent, a total of fourteen students were given the opportunity to travel to two of the country’s most iconic cities: Bangkok and Chiang Mai. Steven Villescas, a master’s student in the communication management program, offers a first-person account of the trip. You’ll find other student experiences here.
Cultural historian Josh Kun will be chair’s inaugural holder