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Your classmate, Melissa S., has forwarded choice excerpts from a book called Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong. For example, did you know that: “The United States dropped three times as many tons of explosives … Continue reading
Though John Lennon insisted that this song was not originally intended as a reference to LSD, the animated version for the film Yellow Submarine is not shy about psychedelic references.
This week, we discuss the role that LSD played in the political and cultural movements that transformed the globe in the 1960s. Throughout much of the 1980s and 1990s, LSD was a relatively taboo topic in American popular culture. As … Continue reading
Fyodor Dostoyevsky once said that “art imitates life” so perhaps that is why the universe in Watchmen is similar to our own. However, as true to other graphic mediums, the setting in the Watchmen is an exaggerated version of the … Continue reading