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The year in review: my best stuff of 2018.

Here's a run-down on what I think represents my best work of 2018: blog articles, classes, podcasts and videos. Best wishes in 2019!

Vegas, a bad toupeé and a side of homophobia: “Diamonds Are Forever,” Bond in Context, Part 7.

One of the strangest-ever Bond films has a complicated history, and the background of the time in which it was made is fascinating.

By |2018-10-11T20:30:44-07:00October 11th, 2018|History, Movies|0 Comments

Morning After: “The Poseidon Adventure” and its cheesy song as a climate change metaphor.

How did I find climate change in a 1972 disaster picture about an overturned ocean liner? Let me count the ways.

By |2017-12-10T20:30:16-07:00December 10th, 2017|Climate Change, Movies|0 Comments

Defeating Defeatism: My Open Letter to a Friend Overwhelmed By Climate Change.

Feeling overwhelmed about climate change, like it's just too big to solve? You need to start thinking about the problem in different terms--and then you'll see that there is hope.

By |2017-11-30T20:30:51-07:00November 30th, 2017|Climate Change|0 Comments

Silencing the Victims of Climate Change: Harvey, Irma and The Panic that Never Happened

This has been a terrible and tragic summer for climate change. Given the double-barreled dose of warming-fueled catastrophe that struck the US in just two [...]

By |2017-09-19T20:30:39-07:00September 19th, 2017|Climate Change, News|0 Comments

The little war at the center of recent history: the 1990 invasion of Kuwait.

Twenty-seven years ago today, on August 2, 1990, military units of Iraq's elite Republican Guard crossed the border between that country and its southern neighbor, [...]

By |2017-08-02T20:30:01-07:00August 2nd, 2017|History|0 Comments