Inglourious Basterds is the seventh feature film from American writer-director… Read More »‘I Have a Message for Germany’: Inglourious Basterds, Retributive Justice, and Peace
“Don’t put your trust in revolutions. They always come around… Read More »Truth, Justice, and a Hard-Boiled Egg: Peace and Terry Pratchett’s Night Watch
Sophocles’ Antigone Written in around 441 BC, this ancient Greek… Read More »Versions of Antigone: Sophocles’ Classic Heroine as an Anti-War Symbol
Established in 1963, the Wolfe Tones are one of Irelands oldest and most loved bands. Their traditional rhythms and mournful ballads enchant young and old alike, but does the Wolfe Tones’ music help or hinder peacebuilding on the island of Ireland? In this interview on the Two Johnnies, the Wolfe Tones assert that their music does not fall into the category of rebel songs, but their rather negative rhetoric surrounding peace and those who seek it could suggest otherwise. This entry examines the content of the Wolfe Tones’ interview on the Two Johnnies’ Podcast, painting a picture of the tension which can exist between art and peacekeeping in Ireland.
MASH was an American TV show which ran from 1972… Read More »‘Could Be Laughs’: MASH, Film, and Artivism