The Life and Death of Angry Birds

The Life and Death of Angry Birds Edwardo Pérez Angry Birds is an interesting cultural phenomenon. What started out as a simple game for smartphones back in 2009 has evolved into eighteen different versions of the game, three different cartoon series, a feature film, and a plethora of merchandise (from plush dolls to Legos). It’s…

Batpsyche

Batpsyche Arkham Asylum and the Temptation toward Superego By Jack Holloway In the opening of Batman: Arkham Asylum the video game, Batman has arrested the Joker and is escorting him into Arkham Asylum. The Joker is wheeled down the entrance hall and is checked by a doctor. Counterintuitively, he is having a good time, but…

Sons of Anarchy and Philosophy

Sons of Anarchy and Philosophy Female Violence, Feminist Care By Leigh Kolb Sons of Anarchy revolves around the chaotic yet highly methodical world of a motorcycle club and the forces around them—from law enforcement and crooked cops to gangs and organized crime rings. The entire series focuses on politics, power, violence, and authority in incredibly…