Articles tagged reading the oed

5 Jan 2009 // 8:00 PM

PopMatters Best of Books 2008: Non-Fiction

The 20th century is history and the 21st century is beginning to assume full shape and form with definable contours. As these 24 outstanding non-fiction titles from 2008 demonstrate, it’s a different world outside your door.

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Reading the OED by Ammon Shea

From suffering splitting headaches to experiencing a sudden episode of hysterical blindness, where everything turns gray for a few hours, Shea experiences every possible emotion and heath concern while “eating the alphabet”.

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//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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