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Article ID: 606584

Is Breaking Bad the Best Show Ever? A TV Scholar Weighs In

Butler University

Edgerton says Breaking Bad is great, but nowhere near as influential as The Sopranos was.

15-Aug-2013 11:00 AM EDT

Pop Culture

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    11-Aug-2013 12:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 606168

Research Explores Evolution of Hip-Hop From Party Music to Political Platform

American Sociological Association (ASA)

A new University of Cincinnati-Blue Ash College study explores the evolution of hip-hop from party music into a political platform.

6-Aug-2013 8:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 606043

Chicago Hospitals Brace For Surge In Drug Overdoses

Loyola University Health System

Chicago emergency medical experts are preparing for an increase in anticipated substance-abuse cases this weekend due to the Lollapalooza festival. “Ecstasy as well as heroin use are on the rise in the Chicago area, and people coming from out of state will bring their preferred choice of recreational poison,” said Christina Hantsch, MD, FACEP, FACMT, toxicologist at Loyola University Health System.

1-Aug-2013 10:40 AM EDT

Article ID: 606041

Poet Agha Shahid Ali’s Legacy Lives On In Hamilton College's Special Collections

Hamilton College

Will Newman, a rising senior at Hamilton College, is working with Burke Library’s Special Collections to organize the manuscripts and other writings of poet Agha Shahid Ali so that they are accessible to scholars, ensuring that Shahid’s legacy at Hamilton lives on.

1-Aug-2013 9:00 AM EDT

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 605685

We Don’t Like Unfamiliar Music, Even Though We Claim We Do

Washington University in St. Louis

Spotify. Pandora. iTunes. YouTube. We are constantly bombarded with a seemingly limitless amount of new music in our daily lives. But why do we keep coming back to that one song or album we couldn’t get enough of in college? New research from Washington University’s Olin Business School shows that although consumers say they prefer to listen to unfamiliar music, their choices actually belie that preference.

23-Jul-2013 12:00 PM EDT

Pop Culture

Article ID: 605605

IUPUI Comic Book Class Instructor Delves Into Psyche of Wolverine

Indiana University

Movie-goers are gearing up for “The Wolverine.” The movie about the X-men comic book hero confronting his demons hits theaters July 26. IUPUI instructor Mark Harper offers insight into the character and psyche of Wolverine.

19-Jul-2013 12:00 PM EDT

Pop Culture

Article ID: 605088

Alice Munro Biographer Available to Comment

St. Lawrence University

St. Lawrence University's Dr. Robert Thacker, professor of Canadian Studies, wrote the 2011 biography of literary great Alice Munro. For almost 30 years, Dr. Thacker researched this biography, steeping himself in Munro’s life and work, working with her co-operation to make it complete.

3-Jul-2013 4:50 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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