Monthly Archives: December 2011

Books I Read in 2011

I take these kinds of lists very seriously. The books on this list are books that I read every single word of, every page, cover to cover. I don’t write down the names of books and articles that I read … Continue reading

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My Favorite Albums of 2011

I think that the registration of a blog domain name means that you have to do a list of the music that you liked at the end of the year. It also gives me a chance to look through Wikipedia’s … Continue reading

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Jamestown

I really liked Jamestown. Kill Screen reviewed it a while back. Let me give you a little background on the game. It is a top-down, “bullethell” game. What that means is that the screen often fills with enemies. They are … Continue reading

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Kill Screen 5: The Sound Issue

I always like to get a new issue of Kill Screen in the mail, even when the subject matter isn’t something that I am particularly interested in. The newest issue, which I am only now getting around to really looking … Continue reading

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Lethem, Comics, Race

So I finished The Ecstasy of Influence the other day. I enjoyed the section on comics and film the most, by far, and so I wanted to talk a little about why Lethem is an important figure for me as far … Continue reading

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My Paralysis in the Face of Hate Speech

I had a conversation with a friend recently that I think one of the best ways for GLBTQ people to gain rights is to start treating their existence and access to rights as a foregone conclusion. Of course they should … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Comics

I particularly like comics about the apocalypse. What I mean by that is that I really like comics in which the world of the comic ends in some dramatic way. More than that, I like when we get to see … Continue reading

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