The Apocalyspe: Crash Course World Mythology #23

8 hours ago

Mike Rugnetta is going to tell you stories of death, destruction, divine judgment, damnation, and the occasional happy ending. That's right, this week we're ...

Crash Course Film Production Preview

1 day ago

Welcome to Crash Course Film Production, our 15 part series on how movies are (generally) made and who does what job and when... it's a lot to cover.

The Cold War and Consumerism: Crash Course Computer Science #24

2 days ago

Today we're going to step back from hardware and software, and take a closer look at how the backdrop of the cold war and space race and the rise of ...

Reading Assignments: Crash Course Study Skills #2

3 days ago

Leaving the bookstore at the beginning of the semester you're probably wondering how the heck you're going to get through all of that reading. Today we're ...

Why is there Social Stratification?: Crash Course Sociology #22

4 days ago

As we get into our unit on stratification, we inevitably return to our old friends, the three sociological paradigms. How to structural functionalism, social conflict ...

Coyote and Raven, American Tricksters: Crash Course World Mythology #22

6 days ago

Mike Rugnetta continues to teach you about Tricksters in myth, and this time we're headed to the Americas. Coyote and Raven appear in stories from many ...

Outtakes: Crash Course Film History

1 week ago

Sometimes things in film history are hard to talk about, as Craig will now demonstrate in this episode of Crash Course Film History. Produced in collaboration ...

Taking Notes: Crash Course Study Skills #1

1 week ago

The first step in honing your new study skills is to take better notes. This week Thomas will tell you everything you need to know to come to class prepared and ...

Experimental and Documentary Films: Crash Course Film History #16

2 weeks ago

It's Craig's last episode of Film and in it he's going to talk about weird stuff... and real stuff. Experimental and Documentary films could each take up their own ...

Keyboards & Command Line Interfaces: Crash Course Computer Science #22

2 weeks ago

Today, we are going to start our discussion on user experience. We've talked a lot in this series about how computers move data around within the computer, but ...

Crash Course Study Skills Preview

2 weeks ago

Welcome to Crash Course Study Skills! Over the next 10 weeks, Thomas Frank is going to help you learn to be a better student. We'll go over study tips, note ...

Crime: Crash Course Sociology #20

3 weeks ago

We've talked about deviance more broadly, but today we're focusing on crime, specifically in the US. We'll start with legal definitions of crime and use FBI data to ...

Outtakes #2: Crash Course World Mythology

3 weeks ago

Sometimes, we just can't get it right. Or, shoot days on the Crash Course set are fun! You take home the meaning you want from this bunch of outtakes. Crash ...

World Cinema - Part 2: Crash Course Film History #15

3 weeks ago

Africa, the Middle East, and South America have their own vibrant film communities and filmmakers. From social and political commentary to experimental films, ...

Tricksters: An Introduction: Crash Course World Mythology 20

4 weeks ago

This week, Mike introduces you to Tricksters, starting with Anansi, the West African trickster god who is also sometimes a spider. Tricksters are, well, tricky.

Outtakes #2: Crash Course Computer Science

4 weeks ago

In which lines will be flubbed and punches thrown - but don't worry, we'll be back to your regular scheduled Comp Sci next week! Pre-order our limited edition ...

Yu the Engineer and Flood Stories from China: Crash Course World Mythology #17

2 months ago

On this Crash Course in World Mythology, Mike Rugnetta is teaching you about floods and deluges, specifically in China. In Chinese myth, flood stories pretty ...

The Golden Age of Hollywood: Crash Course Film History #11

2 months ago

It's time for the glitz and the glamour of big motion pictures that helped keep American spirits up during and after the Great Depression. Sound was a huge ...

Floods in the Ancient Near East: Crash Course World Mythology #16

2 months ago

This week on Crash Course mythology, Mike is talking to you about floods. You may have heard the story of Noah and the Ark from the Bible, but that is not the ...

Breaking the Silence: Crash Course Film History #10

2 months ago

Nothing changed movies like the arrival of synchronous sound. NOTHING! Acting, directing, cinematography, and presentation all had to be rethought.

Software Engineering: Crash Course Computer Science #16

2 months ago

Today, we're going to talk about how HUGE programs with millions of lines of code like Microsoft Office are built. Programs like these are way too complicated for ...