James Bond dismantling nuclear bomb

Nuclear Violence in Popular Culture

Nuclear weapons have had a presence in popular culture ever since they were first used in 1945, reflecting humanity’s fear of and morbid fascination with these hugely destructive inventions. Fears about nuclear warfare may seem dated to those born after the cold war such as myself. However in 2007 former Secretary of Defense William Perry[…]

How Nearly Everything in Doctor Strangelove is True

This Tuesday I went to see writer Eric Schlosser talk about his article “How nearly everything in Dr Strange love is true, and what we need to do about it.” Read Eric’s article here The film Dr Strangelove (directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Peter Sellers, George C Scott and Sterling Hayden) was originally released by[…]