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Uncomfortable Synchronicity and Awkward Metaphors

Maybe there aren’t coincidences, but it certainly seemed an odd bit of synchronicity that two non-linked (in the way of the internet link, that is) things happened nearly on top of each other during my online time wasting t’other day. First, via Gail Simone’s twitter, came Lily Tsui’s excellent list titled “Signs You’re a Shitty …

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Deliberate Diversity for the Win

I just finished listening to Kieron Gillen’s recording of the “Comics Are for Everyone” Panel from the Dublin International Comics Expo. As Gillen points out in his intro, it’s a panel on diversity. Appropriately enough, the discussion ranges in a lot of different directions, all of which are worth hearing. Go. Listen. Me, I’m going …

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Once Upon a Time She Wasn’t Someone’s Appendage

Back when the short-lived Wonderland musical was workshopping / previewing in Tampa, I had a chance to see one of those early versions. I’m told the show changed sizably in the meantime (though, of course, not enough to last long on Broadway). In the version I saw, however, the Alice character has been going through …

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It Might Also Be Telling How We All Thought He Would Be Luke Cage

I don’t know that I have anything resembling an insightful review to give Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. As some of my friends have mentioned, that sure was a pilot. I mean, other than not knowing Shepherd Book (Ron Glass) was going to show up, I didn’t see much awesome in the premiere episode that wasn’t in …

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