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Crash Course Literature, Theories of Myth
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
This week, we're talking about theories of Myth. We'll look at the different ways mythology has been studied in the last couple of millennia, and talk about the different ways people have interpreted myth, academically in fields like Anthropology and Psychology.
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
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Crash Course Literature, Creation from the Void
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by Mike Rugnetta, fl. 2007; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
Today on Crash Course Mythology we're starting in on creation stories. This week, we'll focus on the creation of the universe out of nothing, or Ex Nihlio creation. Basically, a god decides to make a universe out of nothing. We'll look at the Genesis story (which has nothing to do with Peter Gabriel or Phil Collin...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by Mike Rugnetta, fl. 2007; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
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Crash Course Literature, Season 2 episode 1, A Long and Difficult Journey, or The Odyssey
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presented by John Green, 1977-; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course Literature, Season 2 episode 1 (PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
In which John Green teaches you about Homer's Odyssey. If it was Homer's If Homer was even real. Anyway, that stuff doesn't really matter. John teaches you the classic, by which I mean classical, epic poem, the Odyssey. The Journey of Odysseus as he made his way home after the conclusion of the Trojan War is the s...
presented by John Green, 1977-; produced by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course Literature, Season 2 episode 1 (PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
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Crash Course Literature, What is Myth
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 13 mins
Welcome to Crash Course World Mythology, our latest adventure (and this series may be literally adventurous) in education. Over the next 40 episodes or so, we and Mike Rugnetta are going to learn about the world by looking at the foundational stories of a bunch of different cultural traditions. We're going to look...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Literature (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 13 mins
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Crash Course Literature, Episode 8, Invisible Man
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by John Green, 1977-, in Crash Course Literature, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 11 mins
This week, we're on to reading Ralph Ellison's great novel about the black experience in America after World War II, Invisible Man. John will teach you about Ellison's nameless narrator, and his attempts to find his way in a social order that dehumanizes him and renders him invisible at every turn. Ellison's novel...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by John Green, 1977-, in Crash Course Literature, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 11 mins
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Crash Course Literature, Season 3 episode 5, Lord of the Flies
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course Literature, Season 3 episode 5 (PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
This week, John i s talking about one of his least favorite novels, The Lord of the Flies by William Golding. Lord of the Flies is a novel of ideas, and John doesn't agree with the central idea of the novel, which diminished his enjoyment of the book. The central idea of the book is that everyone has evil in their...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010, in Crash Course Literature, Season 3 episode 5 (PBS Crash Course), 12 mins
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Crash Course Economics, Labor Markets and Minimum Wage
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by Jacob Clifford, fl. 2004 and Adriene Hill, fl. 2010; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Economics (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 11 mins
How much should you get paid for your job? Well, that depends on a lot of factors. Your skill set, the demand for the skills you have, and what other people are getting paid around you all factor in. In a lot of ways, labor markets work on supply and demand, just like many of the markets we talk about in Crash Cou...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by Jacob Clifford, fl. 2004 and Adriene Hill, fl. 2010; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Economics (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 11 mins
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Crash Course Economics, Game Theory and Oligopoly
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by Jacob Clifford, fl. 2004 and Adrian Hill; produced by Hank Green, 1980- and John Green, 1977-, in Crash Course Economics (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course, 2016), 10 mins
Would you like to play a game, Dr. Falken? Actually, this episode isn't really about games, or Matthew Broderick, or Thermonuclear War. But enough with the long references to 1983's best movie, War Games. Today Jacob and Adriene are going to teach you about Oligopolies, which are kind of like the monopolies that w...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by Jacob Clifford, fl. 2004 and Adrian Hill; produced by Hank Green, 1980- and John Green, 1977-, in Crash Course Economics (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course, 2016), 10 mins
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Crash Course Economics, Monopolies and Anti-Competitive Markets
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by Adriene Hill, fl. 2010 and Jacob Clifford, fl. 2004; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Economics (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 10 mins
What is a monopoly? It turns out, it's more than just a board game. It's a terrible, terrible economic practice in which giant corporations dominate markets and hurt consumers. Except when it isn't. In some industries, monopolies are the most efficient way to do business. Utilities like electricity, water, and bro...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; presented by Adriene Hill, fl. 2010 and Jacob Clifford, fl. 2004; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Economics (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 10 mins
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Crash Course Economics, Economic Schools of Thought
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directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Economics (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 10 mins
We talk a lot about Keynesian economics on this show, pretty much because the real world currently runs on Keynesian principles. That said, there are some other economic ideas out there, and today we're going to talk about a few of them. So, if you've been aching to hear about socialism, communism, the Chicago Sch...
directed by Stan Muller, fl. 2010; produced by John Green, 1977- and Hank Green, 1980-, in Crash Course Economics (Arlington, VA: PBS Crash Course), 10 mins
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