Gerry Canavan

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Three for Saturday

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* From Cathy Davidson: Why Does College Cost So Much–And Why Do So Many Pundits Get It Wrong? Great piece.

* From the archives: Inside the Higher Ed Lobby.

* And Anna Gunn, on why fans of Breaking Bad hate Skyler.

But I finally realized that most people’s hatred of Skyler had little to do with me and a lot to do with their own perception of women and wives. Because Skyler didn’t conform to a comfortable ideal of the archetypical female, she had become a kind of Rorschach test for society, a measure of our attitudes toward gender.


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