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This Is A Video Essay

November 13, 2019 at 10:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

This is a video essay. It has all the intellectual satisfaction as an actual academic essay but without any of that tough thinking stuff you normally need to do when parsing a difficult argument. And this is where I make my opening point. I separate my points with title cards that last about three seconds

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“This Is A Video Essay”

When the Book is Better than the Movie (Feat. Lindsay Ellis) | It’s Lit!

October 20, 2019 at 2:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

[ROOSTER CROWING] LINDSAY ELLIS: Ever since the dawn of cinema, film has been this sort of little brother to the more heady, intellectual medium of novels. And many film adaptations of literature leave viewers and critics saying, the book was better. [MUSIC PLAYING] From “The Golden Compass” to “The Great Gatsby,” from “The Hobbit” to

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“When the Book is Better than the Movie (Feat. Lindsay Ellis) | It’s Lit!”

South Park on Freedom – Wisecrack Quick Take (Season 23)

October 18, 2019 at 4:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

What’s up Wisecrack? Jared here. Today I come to you as a red-blooded ‘Merican to talk to you about America’s 2nd biggest export behind diabetes: freedom “America f**k yeah” The current season of South Park has so-far covered immigrant detention camps, big weed, Chinese censorship, and now anti-vaxxers. “We can’t even risk a .1% chance

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“South Park on Freedom – Wisecrack Quick Take (Season 23)”

Should BERNIE SANDERS Run for President Again? – 2020 Election

September 25, 2019 at 1:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Should Bernie Sanders Run for President Again? – 2020 Election Bernie Sanders has an approval rating of 63 percent according to a morning consult poll, making him the most popular politician in the Senate. According to a Harvard Harris poll, Bernie is also the most popular major politician who currently holds office, ranking just behind

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“Should BERNIE SANDERS Run for President Again? – 2020 Election”

The power and danger of good political cartoons

August 25, 2019 at 9:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Sometimes an image can be so powerful, so profound.. that it has the power to convey the complexity of an entire political era in a single frame. That’s exactly the reason why our school books and newspapers are filled with political cartoons. 4 00:00:18,000 –>00:00:20,000 But where do they come from.. and how are they

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“The power and danger of good political cartoons”

Greece’s Geography Problem

August 20, 2019 at 9:27 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

This video was made possible by Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey. Learn more at the link in the description. Centuries ago nations like Portugal, and Iraq, and Syria, Spain, Mongolia, Turkey, Italy, Egypt, and Greece were the world’s most powerful, most advanced civilizations. Today, though, that’s not the case. While this group does not necessarily represent the

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“Greece’s Geography Problem”

Mini Countries Abroad: How Embassies Work

August 16, 2019 at 8:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

This video was made possible by Audible. Get your first audiobook for free at the link in the description. Embassies are the vessels through which diplomacy is conducted. They are the physical manifestations of countries abroad are they are crucial tools in the field of international relations. These can range in size from tiny, like

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“Mini Countries Abroad: How Embassies Work”