Category Archives: Current Times

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So I have been working hard and heavy on a conference paper, which is coming along nicely (I might post about it sometime soon), but I am taking out a few minutes to give you some sweet links that I … Continue reading

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Sorry that I’ve not been posting, I’ve been really busy. 1. I think that The Clandestinauts is a really cool webcomic. I like adventure comics, and this one isn’t shitty. Read it. 2. Orson Scott Card, an author I absolutely … Continue reading

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1. This is a Korean horror comic that uses motion in order to do some stuff with making you scared. I think that it’s pretty genius, and I want to see this done more in American webcomics. Be warned that … Continue reading

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1. Zizek has an essay up at the London Review of Books about the riots. Just read the bloody thing, you know you want to. 2. Penny Red, or Laurie Penny, has a book coming out that seems to be … Continue reading

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1. New Savanna has a blog post up about The Thin Red Line, which is definitely my favorite movie. I like the point made at the bottom of the post, that the movie is not about human beings, and that … Continue reading

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1. Hilary from Prodigies and Monsters  has an article in the new issue of Rhizomes titled “The Becoming-Woman of the Young-Girls: Revisiting Riot Grrrl, Rethinking Girlhood.” It is exactly what you think that it is, and you can read it … Continue reading

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1. Ebert’s review of Transformers 3 is up, and I think that it’s mostly correct. The disembodied voices during the actions scenes bothered me, too. It’s like Bay suddenly realized that the viewer has no idea what the fuck the … Continue reading

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This is Current Times, a series in which I gather things from the internet and talk about them. 1. This is a phenomenal gallery of behind the scenes photographs from various iconic movies and shows. Shattering the illusion of the … Continue reading

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1. Patrick Rothfuss wrote a little piece on American Gods. I think that it’s fun, and it really speaks to an enjoyment of the book that I feel. I saw P. Roth on a panel at The House on the … Continue reading

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This is, of course, Current Times, a blog type in which I tell you about good things on the internet that you need to care about. You can click on the little Current Times category in order to see all … Continue reading

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