Irreverent Edutainment

Irreverent Edutainment is an online review series, hosted by demoversi. Originally intended to look at edutainment as a genre, it quickly mutated into being a sort of edutainment in and of itself. At this point, nothing is off-limits; there is something to be learned from EVERYTHING.

Epic Rap Battles of History

The Epic Rap Battles of History web series may be incredibly popular with millions of views per battle, but does it really educate or uplift its viewers? I mean, it has HISTORY in the title, so it MUST have some merit. At least, I hope it does… Continue reading

Songify

A review of the edutainmental merits of a mobile phone app that autotunes your voice and matches it to synthesized music? Yeah, it counts…when you turn it into a vocal symphony. Which I kind of, um, did. Continue reading

Muzzy

The commercials for Muzzy, the language teaching cartoon, were pretty much inescapable back in the 80′s and early 90′s. It should be pretty easy to guess what you can learn from a LANGUAGE-TEACHING program, but is it effective? Furthermore, is there anything else to discover? Continue reading

Taylor Swift’s “Love Story”

Does “Love Story” by Taylor Swift count as edutainment? At first glance, obviously not…and that just makes demoversi ever so much more eager to prove it DOES. Let’s see if he can salvage something to think about from this sappy little music video… Continue reading