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Comics Creation & Critical Thinking: From Doctor Who to Bitstrips

Gutierrez - Victory of the Daleks

The limitations of most Comics Creation software are actually strengths when it comes to learning about media and enhancing critical thinking skills…

Strap Yourself In: A New Year in Media Has Begun

Baby New Year - Medium

We measure our lives out by annual media events, kind of like Prufrock and his coffee spoons.

‘Doctor Who’: The Ultimate Revenge of the Nerds

(© BBC) Photographer: Todd Antony/Designer: Lee Binding

In short, yes, bow ties really are cool.

Blu-ray Giveaway: Doctor Who Series 7 (Part One)

Doctor Who S7P1 Blu

Thanks to BBC America, Connect the Pop has three of the just-released-today Blu-rays to give away…

Book Giveaway: Totally MAD — 60 Years of Humor, Satire, Stupidity and Stupidity

MAD-Magazine-Totally-MAD-Cover

Is this the media literacy book of the year? A case could definitely be made…

Guest Post by Anna Smith… New York Comic Con and the Literacies of Fandom

Wall-to-wall fandom at NYCC 2012. (Photo by Anna Smith)

Even when a young child is curled up alone silently flipping pages, she is interpreting the text in ways influenced by the communities around her…

On Clifford’s 50th Birthday, Four Questions for Norman Bridwell

clifford-50th

“I never found Godzilla attractive.”