1984 by George Orwell, Part 1: Crash Course Literature 401

1984 by George Orwell, Part 1: Crash Course Literature 401

Hi I’m John Green and welcome to season 4 of CrashCourse literature. Today, we’re transporting you to one of my favorite (slash least favorite) dystopias, George Orwell’s 1984. I feel like that eye is looking at me. The book starts like this: It was a bright cold day in April and the clocks were striking […]

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Why we love to watch The Kardashians

Why we love to watch The Kardashians

Reality tv-shows.. They appear to be a recent phenomenon.. gaining immense popularity with programmes like Big Brother and Idols in the early 2000’s.. but if that is the case, what do shows like Keeping up with the Kardashians.. have in common with 17th century artists like Vermeer, Jan Steen and Pieter de Hooch? Reality tv-shows […]

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