One of the internet's most famed catchphrases is about porn: that any sort of erotica you could want or imagine, no matter how niche or messed up, exists somewhere online. That shouldn't be the case for YouTube — a video community monitored for hate, violence, abuse, obscenity, and more. But with each new discovery of […]
It's the movie that was ten years in the making, packed with literally too many stars and heroes to count. But does it live up to all that hype? Overall, the reviews are — in one word — breathless. In two words: breathless and/or exhausted. Clearly, Marvel brought all its game to this epic final […]
Very late in Avengers: Infinity War, deep into this big apocalyptic battle with Thanos, one hero turns to another and says, "We're in the end game now." It's a heavy moment, weighed down by the trauma of everything that's happened so far and everything we know is still to come. It underlines just how apocalyptically […]
Pollution Pods is an installation by British artist Michael Pinsky that aims to raise awareness about the harmful impact of the toxic air in some of the world's most densely populated cities. The installation consists of five geodesic domes that emulate the atmospheric conditions of five cities. Read more...More about London, Mashable Video, Pod, Air, […]
Whether it's waking up at 5 a.m. every morning or keeping yourself hydrated, becoming successful is a difficult task. But what is success? Max Knoblauch investigates. Read more...More about Tech, Business, Watercooler, Entertainment, and Mashable Video
The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.
Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.