Recently, Dog the Bounty Hunter used the N-word in a conversation in the privacy of his home but a tape was made and it has caused quite a furor, just like with other celebrities whose tongue got over their eye-tooth and they couldn't see what they were saying. Things are changing, so it seems. Here is a clip from "Pulp Fiction" that was made only twelve years ago. Is there a difference in connotation of a word in film and literature than in commentary and private talk? What is happening?