Monthly Archives: January 2020

On Satire

One of the trends I’ve been watching the past few months is the decline of mainstream media’s support for political cartooning and satire. If satire is doomed, or society is doomed. It just so happened I came across a bunch … Continue reading

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Authorial Intent

I liked Lindsay Ellis’ video on “Death of the Author,” and John Scalzi’s blog post on the subject, and it reminded me of a story. Check ’em both out, I’ll be here when you get back. Lindsay Ellis: Death of … Continue reading

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The Frankenstein Chronicles

The Frankenstein Chronicles is often described as a retelling of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein but it’s not that at all. Set a few years after the publication of Shelley’s book, it’s the tale of detective John Marlett (Sean Bean), a Bow … Continue reading

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Bernie Wrightson: Elegant Lines

Bernie Wrightson (1948-2017) was an illustrator and comic book artist whose pen and ink style was quite unique. Wrightson began his career as an illustrator for the Baltimore Sun, but within a couple of years went to work for DC … Continue reading

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