Kembrew McLeod
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The Best Books of 2014: Nonfiction
8 Jan 2015 // 8:30 PM

The truth may be stranger than fiction, but as the numerous nonfiction books of 2014 also attest, it's often the truest stories that are the most gripping.

Pranksters: Making Mischief in the Modern World
3 Apr 2014 // 8:15 PM

From Benjamin Franklin's hoax about the the death of his rival to Abbie Hoffman’s attempt to levitate the Pentagon to Stephen Colbert’s “news reporting”, pranksters, hoaxers, and con artists use humor to underscore larger, pointed truths about society.


'Pranksters' and Our History of Fools
21 May 2014 // 8:05 PM

This immaculately researched book about the role of pranks in shaping political and social discourse will make you seriously doubt all those history books you've read.

//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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