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Interview: Social Science Talks Science Fiction

Matthew Campbell (MC) is a PhD student at Aberysywyth University’s Department of International Politics, where he researches Global Health Security. A well-rounded geek, Matthew is one half of the team that runs ‘Social Science Talks Science Fiction’, a podcast mixing politics with pop-culture. 22 more words

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Interview: Social Science Talks Science Fiction

Matthew Campbell (MC) is a PhD student at Aberysywyth University’s Department of International Politics, where he researches Global Health Security. A well-rounded geek, Matthew is one half of the team that runs… 2,600 more words

International Relations

Review ... Frankenstein

Title: Frankenstein

Author: Mary Shelley

Genre: Fiction, Horror, Science Fiction, Classics

Version: Puffin Classics

Pages: 271

Rating: 

“Curiosity, earnest research to learn the hidden laws of nature, gladness akin to rapture, as they were unfolded to me, are among the earliest sensations I can remember.” (42) 1,287 more words

Reviews

Taking a peek at Peake

There are many parallels between the hero of my last blog, George Orwell, and Mervyn Peake the least of them being that I had the privilege of working on their original papers and manuscripts… 1,167 more words

Past

Ignorance is Bliss? Seemingly...

I find the phrase “ignorance is bliss” almost ironic. I mean, we’ve all heard that phrase before. “Ignorance is bliss.” But, isn’t it? Isn’t it, well, easier to simply live life without knowing the potential consequences? 2,045 more words

Literature

Books of 2015

So I wanted to read 10 books this year, how did I do?

1.This Book Is Full Of Spiders by David Wong

Anyway, it’s two in the morning and we’re taking turns pissing off of the tower (rather than going at the same time, because we weren’t raised by wolves).

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Frankenstein Fast Food Monster

These portions are huge—Frankenstein. This food isn’t natural—Frankenstein. Fast food chains should be held accountable—Frankenstein.

The name Frankenstein is often invoked when talking about huge, unnatural, and just plain monstrous creations; the disturbing creations of today’s fast food industry are no exception. 1,562 more words

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