PhD: Piled Higher & Deeper

When Jorge Cham adapted his hugely popular PhD cartoon for film, he eschewed animation and hired real Caltech students and academics for his comically true-to-life doctoral tales. Paul Jump reports Absent-minded academics and scientists who are a few base pairs short of a double helix are as much a cinema staple as…

Rude Britannia

Rude Britannia: A History Most Satirical, Bawdy, Lewd and Offensive "Series exploring British traditions of satire and bawdy and lewd humour begins in the early 18th century and finds in Georgian Britain a nation openly, gloriously and often shockingly rude. It includes a look at the graphic art of Hogarth,…