On HU

Featured Archive Post: Warren Craghead adapts Wallace Stevens’ “The Rabbit As King of the Ghosts.”

EyeofSerpent with the erotic mind control short story, “Friendly Advice”. (not even a littls sfw.)

On CIA Spying and genocide in Indonesia.

Kristian Williams on Donnie Darko, the Perks of Being a Wallflower, and adolescent superhero psychosis.

Osvaldo Oyola on how underage girls age quickly in superhero comics so that the audience can sexualize them.

Me on Charles Johnson, Kathleen Gilles Seidel, and how romance depends on which parent is dead.

Qiana Whitted on Thierry Groensteen and when a grid isn’t a grid.

Ben Saunders with an anniversary appreciation of Keith Moon.
 
Utilitarians Everywhere

At the LA Review of Books I talked about Linda William’s new book On the Wire, liberalism vs. neoliberalism, and building a better panopticon.

I was on Huffpost Live talking about whether or not Shakespeare is still relevant.

At Splice Today I wrote about:

The Handmaid’s Tale and appropriating the experiences of slavery.

my midwest vacation. Kitsch and corn.

James Baldwin and Ferguson.
 
Other Links

Meghan Murphy with a nice piece on Outkast and misogyny.

Richard Dawkins now telling random strangers why he hates them.

Tressie McMillan Cottom on the importance of black media.

C.T. May on the Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack.

Tracy Q. Loxley with a short post on Milo Manara.
 

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