Carolyn de la Peña
Reviews // 1 Articles

'Empty Pleasures' Provides Substantial Food for Thought
20 Jan 2011 // 2:59 PM

In a time when questions about health, nutrition, and weight abound, when Americans are blaming everything from video games to corn syrup to Happy Meals for their current less than healthy state, Carolyn de la Peña’s book provides a welcome and an enlightening examination of consumption and its consequences.

//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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