Monthly Archives: June 2013

End of June Round-Up

Baldwin A reporter accused Alec Baldwin’s wife of tweeting at James Gandolfini’s funeral. Baldwin’s response is arguably homophobic. Andrew Sullivan is upset about it. I’m conflicted. Even the Mail says the reporter was wrong, so Baldwin has a right to … Continue reading

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Benefits of the Single Spider-Man

There are a few reasons for keeping Peter Parker single which just aren’t significant enough to justify solitary blog posts, although several are coming when we get to the topic of the illusion of change. Suffice to say, there are particular … Continue reading

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Round-Up June 28 2013

This website has a lot of Star Trek screenshots. John Byrne got inspired to try his hand at photonovels to see if he could construct a “missing” episode. And this resulted in a new project from IDW. 25 bike cops doing … Continue reading

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Politics Round-Up June 28 2013

Eric Posner considers the personalities of the Supreme Court justices, focusing primarily on the conservatives. * Scalia is the only justice who can be a pleasure to read. I like anyone who uses the word “argle-bargle” in an opinion. “Legalistic … Continue reading

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Wizard’s Favorite Comic Book Characters

Entertainment Weekly is making a good case for taking some of my money with a new issue with lists of their favorite movies, TV shows, albums and books. I know it’s shamless and arbitrary, but I do like these kind … Continue reading

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Round-Up June 27 2013

The Forest Park Carousel has become a landmark. Kaite Roiphe argues that feminist literary critics are making a mistake by accusing male authors with flawed protagonists of sexism. Robinson writes of Salter’s main character in All That Is: “Cold and withholding, … Continue reading

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Religious Arguments

Recently, I came up with a satisfactory explanation of my religious beliefs. I would classify myself as a culturally atheistic Lutheran. In contrast to atheists who identify with their religious upbringing, I believe in God but I’m worried about those … Continue reading

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