'Freakonomics': Dismal Is as Dismal Does | 9 Feb 2011 // 3:00 PM

In each of its major segments, the documentary is walked right up to the point of tackling thorny questions of equality, social justice, and freedom -- only to be pulled back.

'Freakonomics': Like a Virus | 1 Oct 2010 // 12:55 AM

Freakonomics's four sections offer various takes on the source book's premise: what happens when you ask "a different kind of question entirely"?

//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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