Monthly Archives: January 2016

Estonia in the Republican Presidential Debate

The good news is that Estonia came up in the Trumpless Republican presidential debate. The bad news is that it’s in the context of potential invasion by Russia. From the transcript. BAIER: I’d like to ask you a few questions … Continue reading

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Academy Award Predictions

With the Oscar nominations coming out, I’m going to make my educated guess on who is going to be happiest tomorrow. Best Picture I’m guessing all five SAG nominees get nominated in a larger group, so that would be Beasts … Continue reading

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Tangled Webs: Four Types of Spider-Man Artists

My latest article for the Crawlspace was a piece on the four types of Spider-Man artists: Dynamic, Street-Level, Ditkoesque, and Weird DYNAMIC I’d almost say this is the standard superhero art format. The people whose adventures are depicted are generally … Continue reading

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Ryan Coogler, Black Panther, and Identity Politics

Marvel announced yesterday that Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station, Creed) will direct the Black Panther film. At first glance, this appears to be a really good get for Marvel. Coogler has an impressive resume, having just made an excellent film within … Continue reading

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If US Attorney General Was An Elected Position

Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently proposed a few changes to the constitution. This isn’t the first time elected officials or polticial pundits have suggested these kinds of changes, although it is always interesting to see the suggestions, and consider what would … Continue reading

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