I need you to imagine the Kool-Aid Man as spiked with a ton of vodka. So now he’s basically an animate creature fused with alcohol and irritating wall-destruction: he thus represents how we usually think about addiction. 900 more words
Tags » Anthropology
What follows is the first in a series of notes that arise from my courses, which during the current semester include Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Contemporary Anthropological Theory. 141 more words
By Helene Batt and Kate Torgovnick May
It’s a piece of cake. You can’t put lipstick on a pig. Why add fuel to the fire? Idioms are those phrases that mean more than the sum of their words. 1,685 more words
The NFL: One of the last meritocracies in the U.S.
I get a bit melancholic at the end of the NFL season. I’m sure hundreds of studies have been funded to “prove” that football causes no end of mayhem in society: they’re wrong. 582 more words