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The Diminishing Returns of Popular Culture

A. Lee Martinez is troubled by the increasing Disneyfication of popular culture, as Disney gobbles up all sorts of media properties, and by the exploitation of popular media properties in general without asking if there really are any new stories … Continue reading

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Vampires and Supervillains

Here are two posts on vampires from Theodora Goss and Nathan Ballingrud. What unites both of them as well as many others in the speculative fiction community is that they see the romanticization of the vampire in decent years as … Continue reading

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Better than expected

I chanced to watch Iron Man on TV tonight and enjoyed it a lot more than I thought I would. I missed the film back when it was in the theatres, partly because I was overly busy with my MA … Continue reading

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