PTSD and Alien Abduction – Slaughterhouse-Five Part 2: Crash Course Literature 213

In which John Green continues to teach you about Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut. (WARNING: When Slaughterhouse-Five was published, some of the crude language in the book caused controversy. We quote one mildly controversial line in this video. If you’re mature enough to read this book, you’re likely mature enough to tolerate this quote, but we’reContinue reading “PTSD and Alien Abduction – Slaughterhouse-Five Part 2: Crash Course Literature 213”

Aliens, Time Travel, and Dresden – Slaughterhouse-Five Part 1: Crash Course Literature 212

In which John Green teaches you about Kurt Vonnegut’s most famous novel, Slaughterhouse-Five. Vonnegut wrote the book in the Vietnam era, and it closely mirrors his personal experiences in World War II, as long as you throw out the time travel and aliens and porn stars and stuff. Slaughterhouse-Five tells the story of Billy Pilgrim,Continue reading “Aliens, Time Travel, and Dresden – Slaughterhouse-Five Part 1: Crash Course Literature 212”

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