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    Ardo Omer

    Freelance writer and editor. Co-host of a books and comics podcast (Put A Blurb On It). Former WWAC editor. Current curmudgeon and Batman's personal assistant. Icon art by Diana Sim.

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  • BookCon: Caucasians, Cats, No People of Colour

    BookCon: Caucasians, Cats, No People of Colour0

    Once again, the lack of diversity in BookCon’s line up has many furious on Twitter today. The guest list is up with 30 Caucasians, 1 cat and 0 persons of color which has many scratching their heads wondering how ReedPOP, the organization producing BookCon, could have messed up so severely in the representation department. As

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  • One Small Step: Captain America and the Discourse of Fear and Security

    One Small Step: Captain America and the Discourse of Fear and Security0

    • April 2, 2014

    A few months back, the first full trailer of Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier was released and I was extremely excited. Just to offer some context, I’m a fourth year criminology major at York University. Criminology is essentially the study of crime and criminality: I’ve spent the last four years looking at the punishment

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