“Mindhunter” and the Shadow-Self: An Argument

If you haven’t seen Netflix’s “Mindhunter” yet, do yourself a favor: watch it. Between classes, doing laundry, on the treadmill, whatever. It’s heavily dialogue-driven and, while that may be a turn off for some, David Fincher (Se7ven, Zodiac, Fight Club, The Social Network, etc.) serves as an executive producer and director for the show. If …

Binging Binging with Babish

Quick plug for one of my favorite media producers right now. Andrew Rea, better known by his online moniker “Oliver Babish”, is the founder of Binging with Babish–YouTube’s hottest culinary creation. Rea, a graduate of film school from Hofstra, creates the dishes made famous on the silver screen. The strudel from Inglorious Basterds, the sauce from Goodfellas, even the Dothraki blood …

Recycling: Now for Advertising!

There are a multitude of perks inherent to recycling: reducing carbon footprint, minimizing landfill acreage, extending the lifespan of our nonrenewable resources, and–in the case of invention–a serious lift of creative burden. The latter is why the replication of past ideas is both loved and loathed in schools everywhere. Students–often bemoaning their workload–are quick to …