Be Free on George Orwell’s Birthday

Column by Jessica Marie Baumgartner June 25, 2020
Reference "1984" all you want, but do you really understand the stories of George Orwell? Or the writer himself?

Fiction Shmiction: How Writing Creates the World

Column by Rob Blair Young May 7, 2014
Fiction doesn't excuse a work from poor arguments and misrepresentation of people, groups, beliefs, or ideas. After all, fiction creates the world.

Your Favorite Book Sucks: '1984'

Column by Rob Blair Young September 25, 2013
Some classics don't quite live up to their reputation, but this one fails on almost every level. I list the flaws then tell you the real reason I hate this book.
1984 Sales Skyrocket due to NSA

Sales of 1984 Skyrocket in Wake of NSA Surveillance Scandal

News by Christopher Shultz June 12, 2013
Now that we know the government is watching us 24/7, the book that probably gave politicians their ideas is a hit again.
new film version of '1984'

Hollywood Considering A New Film Adaptation Of Orwell's '1984'

News by Rob Hart March 23, 2012
With dystopian lit all the rage, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer and Shepard Fairey (yes, really) are gearing up for a new film adaptation of George Orwell's seminal novel.