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Po-gart in The Jade Dodo

Kids React to Typewriters In the movie Kung Fu Panda, Po, a well-intentioned but bumbling dreamer, suddenly finds himself recruited… read more Po-gart in The Jade Dodo

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Where Angel Should Have Gone

WARNING! SPOILERS! Child of television. When I was told AJ Scudiere’s Under Dark Skies was a “supernatural crime thriller” and… read more Where Angel Should Have Gone

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The Duality and Deconstruction of James Junya Thompson

A friend once told me that Hesse’s Steppenwolf was a different book when read at 40 from when it was… read more The Duality and Deconstruction of James Junya Thompson

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Nepali Moksha

“Jaya Nepal” needs a “Careless Whisper” level indiscretion to make the inclusion of Adriana worthwhile. For the untravelled (like me),… read more Nepali Moksha

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The Lost Comic Con and the Missed Comic Con

The 2013 New York Comic Con was my “lost Comic Con,” I was there in body but my exhausted spirit… read more The Lost Comic Con and the Missed Comic Con

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Jacob Mendelsohn All Knowing All Seeing in All My Goodbyes

I tried to find a song or video the summed up the tone of Jacob Mendelsohn’s book without the religious… read more Jacob Mendelsohn All Knowing All Seeing in All My Goodbyes

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Neil Gaiman’s Ocean At The End of the Lane

Thanks to PBS, every English school boy I read in the first person sounds like Gian Sammarco’s Adrain Mole, the… read more Neil Gaiman’s Ocean At The End of the Lane

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Page of Ultron

In “The Next Avengers” Ultron has taken over the world and it is up to the children of the original… read more Page of Ultron

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Brian K Vaughan Wings and Horns

TV ad using the Panasonic Orbitel TV set. In her depiction of the robots, Fiona Staples gives us a sort… read more Brian K Vaughan Wings and Horns

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The Flash Rogues Revolution

From The Flash Volume 2 Rogues Revolution: A gorilla priest explains how the Flash will save Gorilla City from ruination…. read more The Flash Rogues Revolution