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Hey Higher Ed: Has Your Social Media Gone Gremlins or Gangbusters?

I love to turn to movies to explain the order of the universe. Even the goofy, really bad ones some of us secretly loved, like the campy 1984 horror comedy “Gremlins.”

For those of you who missed out, here’s the synopsis: There’s this guy, Billy, whose dad buys him a Mogwai, this weird yet adorable “Precious-Moments” type of creature. They name him Gizmo. There are three rules to owning Mogwais: Don’t expose them to bright light, don’t get them wet, and whatever you do, be sure not to feed them after midnight. Of course, halfway through the film, all the rules have been broken, causing Gizmo to spawn a bunch of evil little reptilian gremlins who wreak havoc on everything. Read More