The most censored books in the US offer a very different portrait of the so-called “culture of cancellation.”

What are the books that we have typically heard of when reflecting on literary censorship in American classrooms? The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn would be one of them, that scathing satire on the superstitious southern society in the slave era and that is prohibited or altered in a systematic way to include stereotypes and racial … Read more

Golden Globes: Joaquin Phoenix’s speech censored – Les Inrocks

On January 5, Joaquin Phoenix received the Golden Globes for Best Actor in a Dramatic Film for his role in the Joker by Todd Phillips. But during his acceptance speech, Phoenix hurled a few curses, forcing the American television station NBC to “beep” his sentences. This January 5, on the stage of the Golden Globes … Read more

Golden Globes: Joaquin Phoenix’s speech censored – Les Inrocks

On January 5, Joaquin Phoenix received the Golden Globes for Best Actor in a Dramatic Film for his role in the Joker by Todd Phillips. But during his acceptance speech, Phoenix hurled a few curses, forcing the American television station NBC to “beep” his sentences. This January 5, on the stage of the Golden Globes … Read more

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