Erich Shea
Reviews // 2 Articles

The Real Life of Freddie Mercury: 'Mercury: An Intimate Biography of Freddie Mercury' | 4 Sep 2012 // 5:10 PM

Lesley-Ann Jones' biography of Queen's Freddie Mercury straddles the line between journalism and homage, with all the strengths and weaknesses inherent in both.

Dramatic Tension, Historical Qualifiers, and Day-by-Day Details: 'Dream Team' | 8 Jul 2012 // 5:10 PM

The least interesting part of the 1992 Olympics Dream Team was the games. Here, each colorful player gets several chapters devoted to his backstory, and Jack McCallum doesn’t shy away from portraying the good and the bad.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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