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Mythical Horses: Crash Course World Mythology #37

Horses have been human companions for thousands of years, and have been essential companions and tools for the development of human culture. So, it...

Television Production: Crash Course Film Production #15

In our final episode of Crash Course Film Production, it's time to take a look at television production and how it differs from feature film...

Marketing: Crash Course Film Production #13

So you've made a movie. Congrats! But now you have to get people to see it. How you market your movie depends a lot on what your movie is. Is it a...

Theories of Gender: Crash Course Sociology #33

Why is gender even a thing? To answer that, we’re going back to our three sociological paradigms and how each school of thought approaches gender...

Special Effects: Crash Course Film Production #11

Chances are, when you hear the phrase "Special Effects," you may have images pop into your mind. The Hulk smashing a city, a lightsaber fight, or...

1984 by George Orwell, Part 1: Crash Course Literature 401

In which John Green returns for a dystopian new season of Crash Course Literature! We're starting with George Orwell's classic look at the...

Gender Stratification: Crash Course Sociology #32

Today we’re looking at how society becomes stratified along gender lines. We’ll discuss Raewyn Connell’s concept of hegemonic masculinities and...

Crash Course Literature Season Four Preview!

Crash Course Literature with John Green is back! This year, we've got a bunch of varying degrees of dystopia to talk about with you, and one mostly...

The Cinematographer: Crash Course Film Production #8

Who takes the pictures in a movie? Who is responsible for making a movie look good, or creating meaning with light and shadow, or make an action...

Hackers & Cyber Attacks: Crash Course Computer Science #32

Today we're going to talk about hackers and their strategies for breaking into computer systems. Now, not all hackers are are malicious...

Changes to our Patreon

https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Just an update on what you can find on Patreon and why some of the changes are happening. DFTBA!

Herakles. Or Hercules. A Problematic Hero: Crash Course World Mythology #30

This week, Mike Rugnetta re-introduces Herakles, the strong man of Greek and Roman myth. Strongman with a darkside, that is. You'll learn about...

The Director: Crash Course Film Production #7

So... what do Directors even do? That's not an easy question to answer but today Lily will do her best. Generally, directors are the driving...

Theories of Global Stratification: Crash Course Sociology #28

Today we’ll discuss two theories of global stratification. First, we’ll go over modernization theory and Walt Rostow’s Four Stages of...