Monthly Archives: May 2012

Third Class Superhero

Depressed by seeing a not-that-great movie that everyone assured me was a Great Movie, a Pow! Wowie Zowie! Movie, I avenge myself by re-reading Charles Yu’s short story “Third Class Superhero.” The story begins as follows: “Got a letter today … Continue reading

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On the Game of Thrones title sequence

a map that renders time as well as space! maps and their dangerous illusions tricky shadows: questions of power in Thrones the Song/Thrones/HBO/fandom complex fire-forged swords: GRRM and JRRT maps and literature A colleague of mine at Swarthmore, Bob Rehak, … Continue reading

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