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Why Teens Love Dystopias

Brutal, highly factionalized worlds governed by remote authoritarian entities? That’s basically high school.

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Nov. 22 2013 10:15 AMThe Economics of The Hunger GamesCould any real country have an economy like Panem’s? Actually, yes.
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Nov. 21 2013 9:28 AMAll the Crazy Names in The Hunger Games, Explained
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Nov. 11 2013 3:42 PMHere’s Video Proof That Katniss Everdeen Could Kill Anything
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March 27 2012 1:49 PMHunger Games Tourism: Visit Scenic District 12 in North Carolina
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March 23 2012 4:03 PMLeave Jennifer Lawrence’s Body Alone. She Makes a Great Katniss.
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March 22 2012 8:05 AMIs The Hunger Games Publicity Too Hunger Games-ish?Ooh, I love my new forged metal heels!
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March 21 2012 1:53 PMWhat’s with the Crazy Names in The Hunger Games?
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March 21 2012 6:35 AMThe Mockingjay ProblemHow will Hollywood adapt the chaotic third book of the Hunger Games trilogy?
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March 8 2012 11:29 AMThe Problem of Tesserae Inflation
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Feb. 15 2012 5:09 PMDid Arcade Fire Record an Old Civil War Tune for the Hunger Games Soundtrack?
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Nov. 14 2011 12:02 PMWill the Hunger Games Movie Win Over Those Who Haven't Read the Books?
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July 26 2011 6:50 AMSuzanne Collins, Author of the Hunger Games TrilogyHow her dark, bloodthirsty books upended our notions of what young adult fiction should be—and converted waves of skeptical adults in the process.
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March 4 2011 9:14 AMCasting Katniss
The Book Club
Aug. 30 2010 1:17 PMThe Hunger Games Mockingjay Left Me Sated but Not Satisfied
Movies
Nov. 21 2013 6:55 PMThe Hunger Games: Catching FireNeeds more kindling.
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Nov. 18 2013 1:53 PMSesame Street Spoofs The Hunger Games
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March 30 2012 3:58 PMThe Musical Pioneer Whose Work Shines in The Hunger Games 
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March 27 2012 12:46 PMHow The Hunger Games Costume Designers Let Me Down 
Movies
March 22 2012 11:29 AMThe Hunger GamesJust go see it.
Culture Gabfest
March 21 2012 3:37 PMThe Culture Gabfest, “Live in Los Angeles” EditionListen to Slate's show about the Mike Daisey controversy, Zooey Deschanel’s sitcom New Girl, and The Hunger Games with special guest Elizabeth Banks.
Future Tense
March 21 2012 11:09 AMClimate Change in The Hunger GamesHow dystopian young-adult fiction is tackling the social consequences of global warming.
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March 13 2012 3:24 PMHunger Games Premiere Offers New Possible Object of Your Twilight Disdain
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March 2 2012 11:04 AMListen to Arcade Fire’s Hunger Games Anthem
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Feb. 9 2012 9:04 AMIs This the Most Zeitgeisty Thing in the World This Week?
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July 25 2011 4:41 PMThanks for the KnifeAn excerpt from The Hunger Games.
Culture Gabfest
July 20 2011 11:14 AMThe Culture Gabfest, "Vulture Epaulets" EditionListen to Slate's show about the final Harry Potter film, Facebook competitor Google+, and the Alexander McQueen exhibit at the Met.
The Book Club
Aug. 31 2010 12:49 PMThe Hunger Games An Ending That a Tea Partier Would Love
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July 31 2009 3:36 PMWhen Stars Align: New Constellations