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Posted on Dec 9, 2013 ENLARGE


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DC Gives Poor Excuse for Nixing Batwoman’s Lesbian Wedding

The co-publisher of the iconic comic book said Batwoman can’t marry the woman of her dreams because “heroes shouldn’t have happy personal lives,” The Independent reports.

Posted on Sep 9, 2013 READ MORE


Not So Super









Posted on Jun 18, 2013 ENLARGE



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Here to Save the Day? Not if You’re Gay

A conservative Christian group calling itself One Million Moms is up in arms about DC Comics’ decision to reveal that one of its well-known characters is gay. The organization is demanding the publisher reverse its decision, because if Superman wants to kiss men, so will your son.

Posted on May 31, 2012 READ MORE



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The Fascism Hiding in Hollywood

Comic artist Frank Miller’s recent tirade against the Occupy movement gives us a glimpse into the mind of a man made important by an entertainment culture that pushes death, selfishness, uncritical obedience to authority and simplistic notions of good and evil. Guardian columnist Rick Moody has a word for such fare: cryptofascist. (more)

Posted on Nov 26, 2011 READ MORE


Supercommittee









Posted on Oct 1, 2011 ENLARGE



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Do We Live in a Comic Book?

This Labor Day, it’s not just 25 million Americans who are out of a job. In our comic book society, not even female superheroes can find work. (more)

Posted on Sep 5, 2011 READ MORE



AP / Olivier Laban-Mattei

After Religion Fizzles, We’re Stuck With Nietzsche

The traditional religious institutions are in irreversible decline. They have nothing left to say. And their aging congregants, who are fleeing the church in droves, know it. But don’t think the world will be a better place for their demise.

Posted on May 9, 2010 READ MORE


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane ...









Posted on Jun 22, 2008 ENLARGE


Stephen Colbert and Brit Hume

Colbert: The N.Y. Times Wants Your Family Dead

Colbert sums up the N.Y. Times bank records issue. This clip also contains the not-to-be-missed zinger about Brit Hume and Superman.

Posted on Jun 30, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


Colbert Weighs In on N.Y. Times Bank Records Controversy

Stephen Colbert said the N.Y. Times could learn a thing or two about secrecy from Superman, who continued to be “a pretend journalist”—“like Brit Hume.”

Posted on Jun 29, 2006 READ MORE


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