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Ferguson: A Blog Entry

Savage Minds has gotten a lot more sophisticated than we were when we first started this blog almost ten years ago: We have guest bloggers, comp’d copies of books for our book reviews, and polished, seven thousand word interviews. And for the past couple of years we’ve also gotten an increased amount of accolades and […]

DayZ may implement cannibalism in the next update

"With savages, the weak in body or mind are soon eliminated; and those that survive commonly exhibit a vigorous state of health" -- Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man. It appears that the developers of DayZ may implement a functional version of cannibalism in the next stable build of the game. Show More Summary

Thinking through the untranslatable

This entry is part 12 of 12 in the Fall 2014 Writer’s Workshop series.(Savage Minds is pleased to post this essay by guest author Kevin Carrico as part of our Writer’s Workshop series. Kevin is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Oklahoma’s Institute for US-China Issues, having completed his PhD in Sociocultural Anthropology at Cornell University in […]

'Criminal Minds' Season 10 Cast News, Episode 7 Spoilers: The BAU Goes Social on 'Hashtag'

Recent cast news about the hit police procedural drama series "Criminal Minds" Season 10 suggests that actor Ben Savage will be playing a younger version of a character in the show.

Risk and Blame in L’Aquila

Savage Minds welcomes guest blogger Elizabeth Angell. Yesterday an Italian appeals court reversed the convictions of all but one of seven scientists and experts charged with involuntary manslaughter for failing to provide adequate warning before the 2009 L’Aquila earthquake. Show More Summary

Anna Kendrick Brushes Off Criticism of Her Appearance, Ben Savage Joins Criminal Minds + More in Today’s Last Lap

Matthew Morrison returns to Broadway, Jennifer Lawrence was terrified to sing in Mockingjay: Part 1, Kelly Osbourne continues to mourn Joan Rivers, and more in Last Lap.

Criminal Minds Adds Ben Savage As Younger Version Of This Character

Criminal Minds has a very special episode coming up. The long-running CBS show has signed on Girl Meets World actor Ben Savage to guest star in the series. The actor?s hop from the Disney Channel to CBS is a pretty strange and fun one, but what?s even more intriguing is the character that he will be playing. Click To Continue Reading

Criminal Minds Exclusive: Ben Savage to Play Young Gideon

Gideon's back! Sort of. Ben Savage will play a young version of Mandy Patinkin's character on Criminal Minds later this season, can exclusively reveal. The 13th episode — which executive producer and showrunner Erica Messer... Read More > Other Links From Joe Mantegna Mandy Patinkin Ben Savage Criminal Minds Kirsten Vangsness Erica Messer

On Ethnographic Knowability

This entry is part 11 of 11 in the Fall 2014 Writer’s Workshop series.(Savage Minds is pleased to post this essay by guest author Catherine Besteman as part of our Writer’s Workshop series. Catherine is Francis F. Bartlett and Ruth K. Bartlett Professor of Anthropology at Colby College. She is author of numerous books and articles, including […]

‘Mythbuster’ Adam Savage’s levelheaded response to #GamerGate: ‘Sht’s tough for girls’

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On the latest Inquiring Minds podcast, Indre Viskontas asked Mythbuster co-host Adam Savage why “there is so much rage against women in” both the hard sciences and the gaming community. “Shit’s tough for girls,” Savage said. “As a man, I’m watching this...

Adam Savage on #Gamergate, Hollywood, and Women in Science

Last week, as part of the Bay Area Science Festival, I had the chance to interview Mythbusters host and producer Adam Savage for a live episode of the Inquiring Minds podcast. Savage is a science evangelist, and he's been instrumental in educating huge numbers of people on how science works and why it's so much fun. Show More Summary

Writing to become…

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the Fall 2014 Writer’s Workshop series.(Savage Minds is pleased to post this essay by guest author Sita Vekateswar as part of our Writer’s Workshop series. Sita is a Social Anthropologist at Massey University, Aotearoa/New Zealand. She is Associate Director of the Massey chapter of the recently established New Zealand India […]

Teacher Suspended After Laughing At Student's Name On Facebook

I remember there was this one kid in my grade school named Timmy Lipshitz, which is a somewhat hilaaaarious last name if you have the undeveloped mind of a fourth grader. We all know children are cruel, sadistic savages who delight in...Show More Summary

Writing Anti-Racism

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the Fall 2014 Writer’s Workshop series.(Savage Minds is pleased to post this essay by guest author Ghassan Hage as part of our Writer’s Workshop series. Ghassan is the Future Generation Professor of Anthropology and Social Theory at the University of Melbourne. He is author of numerous books include White […]

WATCH: Kristen Vangsness Discusses Her Bisexuality On GLSEN Red Carpet

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The criminal minds star says credits Dan Savage to better understanding her fluid sexuality. Contributor: Eliel Cruz read more

Academic life is a trapeze, and librarians are the safety net: SM is now archived

This open access day I wanted to officially announce some good news — Savage Minds is now being archived at the University of Texas at Austin. Thanks to the initiative of Pat Galloway and her students Brian Douglass, Kathleen O’Connell, Josephine Ragolia, and Rachel Winston, an archive of our blog now lives on UT Austin’s Dspace install. (Update: I […]

Mourning, survival and time: Writing through crisis

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the Fall 2014 Writer’s Workshop series.(Savage Minds is pleased to post this essay by guest author Adia Benton as part of our Writer’s Workshop series. Adia is an assistant professor of anthropology at Brown University. She has worked in and studied the fields of development and global health since 2000, […]

Ethnographic Fiction: The Space Between

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the Fall 2014 Writer’s Workshop series.(Savage Minds is pleased to post this essay by guest author Roxanne Varzi as part of our Writer’s Workshop series. Roxanne is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of California at Irvine. She is author of Warring Souls: Youth, Media, and Martyrdom […]

Writing to be Read

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the Fall 2014 Writer’s Workshop series.(Savage Minds is pleased to run this essay by guest author Mary Murrell as part of our Writer’s Workshop series. Mary is a Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She received her Ph.D. in 2012 from the […]

Live Event: Inquiring Minds Interviews Adam Savage in San Francisco

In San Francisco? Join neuroscientist and opera singer Indre Viskontas on October 28 for a conversation with Mythbusters’ Adam Savage in a special live production of the Inquiring Minds podcast! We'll discuss the joy of using science and critical thinking to explore and understand our world. Show More Summary

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