Tags » Hysteria

Whats All The Commotion About Ebola??

First, only two people have caught Ebola in the United States. Both were in contact with the patient during the time he was most infectious. Should you be aware of this news? 391 more words

tuesday lectures: let us press again on the hysterogenic point.

In the last few decades of the nineteenth century, the Salpêtrière was what it had always been: a kind of feminine inferno, a citta dolorosa confining four thousand incurable or mad women.

129 more words
Performance Theory

Recent Ebola Hysteria

A teacher in Maine was put on a 21-day leave because she had recently been to Dallas.

Also, two elementary school children are being kept from attending school in New Jersey because they recently moved to the U.S. 23 more words

U.s. Politics

Why I Love... #71: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

Year: 1986

Director: Tobe Hooper

Stars: Dennis Hopper (Lieutenant ‘Lefty’ Enright), Caroline Williams (Vanita ‘Stretch’ Brock), Jim Siedow (Drayton Sawyer), Bill Moseley (‘Chop-Top’), Bill Johnson (Leatherface). 1,238 more words

Why I Love...

Ebola Hysteria and the Midterm Elections

Two weeks away from the November midterm elections, politicians on both sides of the aisle are cashing in and playing politics with the current outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. 681 more words

The Stupidity Epidemic

From the Daily Kos, written by Dr. RJ:

About five years ago, during the H1N1 influenza outbreak (a.k.a. swine flu), the Egyptian government slaughtered every pig within the country’s borders.

352 more words

Infectious Panic

Trigger Warnings – Death, Infection, Illness

Ebola. The dreaded word surfaces here on my blog as it does across the news, with screening for this virus commencing in airports across the western world as people fear infection in both the UK and the USA. 1,209 more words

The World