Travis Mushett is an activist, writer of fiction and non-fiction, student of social movements, and PhD candidate in communications at the Columbia University School of Journalism.
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Thought Catalog has released my new e-book just in time for Occupy’s two year anniversary! You can pick up Authentic Occupy from Amazon or iBooks for less than the cost of a latte! From the book description: Everything you know … Continue reading
I lost a mentor & a friend Saturday night. Frank Moretti, a professor at Columbia University and head of the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning, passed away after a lengthy fight with cancer. On Sunday morning, I … Continue reading
…of radio silence, and while the site stats for Curriculum Veto don’t suggest that there are thousands of you out there in webspace gnashing your teeth, bellowing for more posts till your throats go raw, and weeping at the petulant … Continue reading
If you’re even a semi-regular visitor to Curriculum Veto, you have likely noticed that it’s been awhile since I’ve updated this blog, and longer still since I’ve kept up a regular weeklyish clip of fresh content. There is a reason … Continue reading
Ancient Aliens, Scientism, and the Need for Myth: What the Paranormal Edutainment Complex Tells Us About Scientific Imperialism
Giorgio Tsoukalos, star of the History Channel’s “Ancient Aliens,” father of an internet meme, and owner of a great head of hair. ******** “As we know from ancient Egyptian history, [UFOs] are manifestations of psychic changes which always appear at … Continue reading
Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson. Like 2.8 million other Americans, I tuned into Wednesday night’s season finale of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. Ever since I discovered the show in August, I’ve enjoyed being party to the couponing, farting, pig-chasing … Continue reading
The playa at sunrise. Black Rock City, NV. Photo by Kevin Tang. Hi all. My blogging hiatus is officially over. The latest draft of my novel is finished, I have returned from my trip West, and I’m in the swing … Continue reading
If you are among the handful that follow Curriculum Veto with any consistency, you may have noticed that it’s been a couple weeks since my last post. There is a reason for this. I am currently wrapping up work on … Continue reading
Katniss Everdeen, as portrayed by Jennifer Lawrence in the film adaptation of The Hunger Games. Pic from Adventures in Poor Taste. As I’ve mentioned before, my grad program’s lack of summer funding has pressed me into service at the CV Starr East … Continue reading