Content Warning: as the title suggests, this book discusses Jeffrey Dahmer. It includes sensitive topics such as murder, sexual assault, pedophilia, cannibalism, and necrophilia. Also, this book deals with the cruel and hurtful mocking of people with disabilities. “Pity him, but don’t empathize with him.” John “Derf” Backderf says in
I am not just a lover of books and movies, I am also a lover of games. I got my first video game 15 years ago, and I have loved games ever since. My first video game ever was the Game Boy Advance adaptation of the Pixar film Finding Nemo, but the
As the title suggests, Vice tells the story of a vice president. Specifically, it discusses Dick Cheney (Christian Bale), vice president under George W. Bush (Sam Rockwell). During his tenure from 2001 to 2008, he increased the power that the vice president has and arguably made himself the most powerful
Since 2013, Justin and Sydnee McElroy have worked together on their podcast, Sawbones: A Marital Tour of Misguided Medicine on the Maximum Fun network. I’ve been listening to the show pretty much religiously for a couple of years now, and I find it to be a lighthearted and digestible way to satiate my curiosity about
As I start school again for the winter semester, I can’t help but think back to the time before I entered college. In my k-12 education, I have had to read numerous books that I didn’t pick for myself. It’s no lie that I love books. Regardless, I have some
Yet again, I’m going to discuss Netflix’s docu-series, Terrorism Close Calls. This time, the series discusses Khalid Aldawsari, a chemical engineering student that adopted radical ISIS ideology. This one was interesting because it deals with a part of the United States that I’m a bit more familiar with: Lubbock, Texas.
Terrorism is one of the scariest and most visible threats in modern society. The nature of terrorist attacks combined with the following media coverage somewhat distorts the frequency of the attacks. This series, available on Netflix, is not about attacks that have happened in the past, but ones that almost happened.