Sabine Hikel is a writer, editor and cultural theorist. She not-so-furtively leverages her Ph.D. in political science to gain airtime on CBC's pop culture program Definitely Not the Opera. She'd take potato chips over cake any day, hands down.
We're fooling ourselves if we think we can talk about this independent of a larger social context.
While the crime scene photos are completely repulsive, the context in which they were produced can't be overlooked.