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Revelations of a (Ghost)writer

A writer’s origin story.

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Sherlock and the Women

Gender and race in Sherlock Holmes.

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The Anxiety of Coming Correct

R. Crumb and comics crit.

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Keith Moon: An Anniversary Appreciation

Happy 68th birthday to the best Keith-Moon-type drummer in the world.

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We Can Be Heroes: Donnie Darko and The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Adolescent alienation and superhero psychosis

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Unethical Empathy: A Case for J.P. Stassen’s Deogratias

On identifying with the victims in Rwanda.

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Chinese Choices

Li Kunwu and Philippe Ôtié’s A Chinese Life and choosing stability over democracy.

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