There is a fantastic Easter egg buried in Marvel Studio’s latest box-office hit Black Panther. But this hidden gem is not the usual fodder for comic fan geek-outs or YouTube breakdowns. This Easter egg alludes to something surprisingly transcendent.
As Muslim Americans are propelled into the public light more and more, mainly due to negative political rhetoric around immigration, national security, war and refugees, there is an even greater […]
In 2011, when Barack Obama made a diplomatic visit to the nation of Poland, he was presented with an unusual gift: a video game. It wasn’t just any video game. […]
This two-part series will focus on Mormonism and time, it will examine how time, and various conceptualizations of time, have impacted the ways that Mormonism is practiced and resisted; it […]
In the global media coverage of the present refugee crisis in Europe, digital activism has yet again received a bad name. All too familiar charges of slacktivism or armchair activism […]
In part one of this two-part post, I discussed humor as strategy of protest. Citing examples from literature, political and religious cartoons, and propaganda more generally, I showed how satire […]
By Patrick M. Johnson The other weekend, I will admit, I became one of the latest additions to the growing zombie-like population playing the augmented reality game, Pokémon Go. While […]