Republicans Freak Out Over New Bisexual Superman

Conservatives were ridiculed for objecting to the sexual orientation of a comic book character. Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2021-10-12 05:14:12 UTC ]
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Superman Smashes the Klan: Superman and Me by Gene Luen Yang

In in this essay-afterword to the graphic novel 'Superman Smashes the Klan' by Gene Luen Yang and Gurihiru, Yang uses his childhood love of Superman—and his personal experience of racism—to deliver a history of the Ku Klux Klan, the rise of white supremacy in the U.S., and the role the 1940s... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Batman v Superman' Seen Earning Less Profit Than Superman Alone

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," is poised to conquer the box office for the third straight weekend. But beneath the cape, tights and superhero armor lies a mere mortal."Batman v Superman," one of the most expensive films ever made, is on pace to produce a $278 million profit for Warner... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling Author Gives Republicans Some Harsh Truths About Right-Wing Media

Don Winslow shows how the right is profiting off coronavirus disinformation: "They are laughing at how gullible you are." Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2021-08-10 09:30:49 UTC ]
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In the judicial wars, Republicans have the edge

The Kavanaugh fight shows how the GOP weaponized the process, Jackie Calmes writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-16 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Republican election denialism isn’t scary or funny or pathetic. It’s all of the above.

Yesterday, as senior Republican officials continued to indulge President-unelect Trump’s election fantasies, his claims of widespread voter fraud continued to be baseless, and reporters continued to point that out. Republicans in various states have made mountains out of procedural molehills and... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-11-11 13:19:27 UTC ]
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Former Republican congressman says Murdoch's media outlets fuelling 'climate rejectionism'

Bob Inglis tells Australian thinktank that Fox News and Wall Street Journal are holding back progress on climate A former Republican congressman has blamed Rupert Murdoch’s media outlets for fuelling “climate rejectionism” among conservatives, suggesting they could be part of the reason why the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-14 08:57:17 UTC ]
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The Democratic and Republican conventions are not the same. Don’t pretend that they are.

In June—with Roy Cooper, the Democratic governor of North Carolina, refusing, due to the pandemic, to accede to President Trump’s demands for a business-as-usual Republican convention in Charlotte—Trump pulled the plug, and said he would instead accept his party’s nomination on the friendlier... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-08-24 12:17:11 UTC ]
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Superman Returns, to Beat Up the Klan

A new Superman comic, written by Gene Luen Yang, and a medical memoir about a rare and debilitating disease are both featured in the latest Graphic Content column. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-16 09:00:09 UTC ]
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The Republican Party is in thrall to Trump. Does that make him a cult leader?

Steven Hassan argues that there’s something unnatural in the president’s appeal. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-04 02:27:32 UTC ]
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How the Republican Party’s capitulation gave us Donald Trump

Tim Alberta's new book chronicles a decade of GOP recklessness, cowardice and excuses Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-18 14:17:15 UTC ]
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The stars of ‘Shazam!’ on bringing the ‘Big’-meets-Superman comic book film to life

Sitting down in a back room at a Dave & Buster’s restaurant in Hollywood, actors Zachary Levi, Asher Angel and Jack Dylan Grazer are amped-up — and not just because they’ve been playing Tomb Raider and Space Invaders arcade games for 20 minutes. In recent days, the three have been watching... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Superman Action Comics Vol. 1: Invisible Mafia by Brian Michael Bendis

Acclaimed superhero writer Brian Michael Bendis takes over the writing of Superman in this excerpt from 'Action Comics Vol. 1: Invisible Mafia,' a lively new adventure by the Man of Steel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Texas Republican Who Helped Write Party’s Platform Says He Is “a White Nationalist and Proud of It”

The Texas Observer published an interesting piece Tuesday about a 74-year-old Dallas-area Republican activist named Ray Myers, who was a 2016 Republican National Convention delegate for Ted Cruz and a co-author of the 2018 Texas Republican Party’s official platform. Myers recently posted a... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2018-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mitch McConnell says it out loud: Republicans are gunning for Social Security, Medicare and Obamacare next

All Washington seems to be buzzing this week over a single question: Is Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) deliberately trying to throw the election to the Democrats? The root of the debate are interviews the Senate majority leader gave to Bloomberg and Reuters on Tuesday and Wednesday. McConnell... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MediaLink's Michael Kassan on being 'freaked out' when reading Ken Auletta's 'Frenemies'

New Yorker writer Ken Auletta's new book "Frenemies: The Epic Disruption of the Ad Business (and Everything Else)" has been on the reading list of many an agency executive since coming out earlier this month.Auletta has said he spoke with hundreds of people (notably not Omnicom chief executive... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Action Comics #1000: the 10 most important issues from 80 years of Superman

From Superman’s first flight to the issue where he lost his job (and that time he made Santa buff), a look back at eight decades of Action ComicsEighty years ago today, the first issue of Action Comics was released, with the now iconic cover showing Superman lifting a car over his head as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DC Marks 80 Years of ‘Action Comics’ and Superman with Hardcover Tribute

PW talks with former DC Comics president Paul Levitz about the hardcover tribute to the 1938 comic book that debuted Superman and launched a genre and the American comic Book industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Fascinating' freak show memoir to Sandstone

Sandstone Press is to publish a "fascinating" memoir by first-time writer Tessa Fontaine who joined America's last travelling freak show as a way of coping with her mother's illness. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Uncommissioned biography on Queen Victoria's 'freaks' scoops Tony Lothian Prize

John Woolf has won the Biographers’ Club Tony Lothian Prize 2017 for an uncommissioned first biography for his proposed book Queen Victoria’s Freaks: The Performers at Buckingham Palace. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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