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The Paradoxical State of the Public Humanities

Last week, the website (it preferred to call itself an online magazine) The Dissolve suddenly announced that it was closing down. Founded just two years ago by some of the most interesting and serious young critics – many of whom had previously been associated with the Onion’s sister site The A.V. Club — and funded by established online media player Pitchfork Media, The Dissolve was devoted exclusively to film criticism. It quickly developed a reputation among film fans and film critics as one of the most important places online for the discussion of motion pictures. The Dissolve reviewed the latest Read more