If you need some relaxing weekend reading be sure to check out the statistical guide to The Hunger Games. It is pretty awesome, really. This is how the author (Brett Keller), described it:
Whenever a new fad takes over pop culture, social scientists take note. They host conferences, teach courses, and write popular pieces trying to tie the newest thing to their favorite area of research. Consider this post a humble attempt to take that trend to its epic, nerdtastic next level. [Read the whole thing here].
I am yet to read the books or watch the movie, and wasn’t planning on doing either. But after reading this I think I might join the crowd.
You should join the crowd! haha!