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South Park on Point as Always

South Parks take on the war on the imagination. Advertisements

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Losing Yourself in the Game: History in World of Warcraft.

I completed my History Major last semester, so I have a natural inclination towards stories behind stories. I enjoy looking back to see what causes perpetuated the effects we see today. Since I did this at a university, as a … Continue reading

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Chill Out America

We spent a lot of time last week discussing the fact that Pynchon only gives the actual event of 9/11 a few pages, why he did this, and what he could be trying to tell us. I originally thought it … Continue reading

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Handcuffs of the Future

“Call it freedom. It’s based on control. Everybody connected together. Impossible anybody should ever get lost, ever again. Take the next step, connect it to these cell phones, you’ve got a total Web of surveillance, inescapable. You remember the Dick … Continue reading

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Miranda Zero and the End of Ages

Miranda Zero and the End of Ages Miranda Zero is an extrapolation of Frank Kermode’s idea that all men live in the “middest”. He uses her to highlight what can be done by a person if they remove themselves from … Continue reading

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Black Mirror

Hey all, this is the show that was mentioned in class today. If you’re diggin the episodic and tech related investigations that Global Frequency is examining, I think you will really enjoy this show. It is a bit techno-phobic, but it … Continue reading

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