“[T]here is a sound narrative logic behind the sustained popularity of this impossible person in tights. There is one appeal whose effectiveness has remained operative since 1939.” Acephalous explains “[h]ow to teach the interrelatedness of historical context and audience via Warren Ellis’s Planetary/Batman: Night on Earth.” (via @aytiws)
When humanity, subjugated by the terror of crime, has been driven insane by fear and horror, and when chaos has become supreme law, then the time will have come for the empire of crime.” —The Testament of Dr. Mabuse “[W]hatever factors come into play in the cases that […]
A professor uses online hoaxes to teach about hoaxes, history, historical method and trust.
The Movie Morlocks’ R. Emmet Sweeney shares his favorite film discoveries of 2012.
Wired digs deeper into the mysterious journal sent to Henry Walton Jones, Jr., aka, Indiana Jones, at the University of Chicago.
Scientists make a feature film about radiation zombies and film it at CERN. It’s educational and you can watch it here.