In Defense of 'The Hunger Games' Capitol
As the 75th Annual Hunger Games draw closer, we find ourselves on the eve of the celebrations facing the same issues that we have debated for years now. Namely, what is the purpose of the Games, and why does our government insist on sending... Read more
'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' and Movie Totalitarianism: The Glam Revolution of 'Reds'
When it comes to imagining a totalitarian state, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire errs on the side of glamour. Yes, it's gritty, but pretty/gritty. And it is pure fiction. There is no living chronicle to hold it up against. Although that... Read more
5 Rides and Attractions for the New 'Hunger Games' Amusement Park
Getting a movie based off of your YA novel is pretty darn easy these days. Try getting an entire theme park based on your book series — now that's when you know you've really made it as an author. The Hunger Games might soon join the ranks... Read more
Breaking Down the 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Epilogue: Happy or Sad?
Warning: This post is devoted to the very end of The Hunger Games book series. As such, major spoilers follow. For all of you Hunger Games book fans out there, you will probably agree that the  Mockingjay epilogue could possibly be... Read more