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U of C professor’s new book says jealousy isn’t all bad

By Alecia Nachtigal, February 26 2015 — Jealousy affects everyone, often for the worse. In his new book, Jealousy, University of Calgary classics professor Peter Toohey says that despite its negative connotations, jealousy isn’t such a bad thing. “Emotions are hardwired into people and are there for evolutionary reasons,” Toohey says. “Disgust stops you from…

Bart Beaty is the man of 1,000 Archies

By Melanie Bethune, January 29 2015 — When most people talk about Archie, the conversation doesn’t gravitate towards academic research. University of Calgary professor Bart Beaty might change that. His new book, 12-Cent Archie, explores a decade of Archie comic history through 100 short chapters. For research, Beaty purchased and read over 900 Archie comics…

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