Category Archives: Uncategorized

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Death and Return of Superman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PlwDbSYicM&feature=youtu.be Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Lies My Teacher Told Me

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

LSD in popular culture: The Beatles

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.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

LSD in popular culture: FRINGE

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Atrocity Committed for the Greater Good

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Dr.Manhattan Exposed

Dr. Manhattan Exposed The fourth issue of the Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, “Watchmaker” discusses Dr. Manhattan’s current location on Mars and his revisits to the past. The fourth chapter of Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics delivers the idea … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment