Joshua Unruh
Joshua Unruh

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: A Beloved Childhood Movie is Bigoted and Cruel

Seeing Rankin and Bass's beloved childhood favorite 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer' with my 5-year-old son opened my eyes to some ... irregularities in the narrative.

End of the World 2012: Decoding the Ancient Mayan Calendar

The Mayan Apocalypse is hot stuff right now. Too bad we had to completely misunderstand and misrepresent the calendar to make it exciting enough for us.

How Art Can Be Free: Digital Revolution, Crowdfunding Render Copyright Obsolete

Do we need copyright? One bestselling author says no. He says there's a better way for artists to get paid, and without worrying over intellectual property rights. Is he crazy or crazy inventive?

The Avengers: Iron Man, Captain America and All You Need to Know About the Super Team

The Avengers hits theaters this week. Get excited and get ready. Here's the heads-up on all your favorite heroes.

Iraq War, Christianity, Greek Mythology: The Hunger Games Bites Off More Than it Can Chew

The Hunger Games has been adopted as an allegory for varied, diverse, and even antithetical political ideologies. This young adult novel either means everything...or nothing.

Skyfall: 007 Will Drink Heineken Instead of Martinis

Purists decry Bond's move to beer from his classic martini due to product placement, but that's why we had the martini in the first place. And it probably isn't the real problem anyway.

Call of Duty and AMC's Walking Dead Show Americans Are Obsessed With the Apocalypse

Why have Americans fallen in love with the end of the world and how should we feel about that?