What's Wrong With Education Today? It's Missing the Monsters

What's Wrong With Education Today? It's Missing the Monsters

By Catherine Ramsdell

College should include courses on zombie apocalypses. Monsters in the Classroom: Essays on Teaching What Scares Us explains why. 20 Jul 2017 // 10:30 AM

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The Bubblegum Noir of ‘2064: Read Only Memories’

// Moving Pixels

"Read Only Memories is a bubblegum-happy, brooding and brutal noir about kidnapping, murder, corruption, revenge, and corporate conspiracies.

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