• What is Journalism? A Review of Rolling Blackouts

    What is Journalism? A Review of Rolling Blackouts0

    Rolling Blackouts: Dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq Sarah Glidden Drawn + Quarterly October 2016 A review copy was provided by the publisher. What is journalism? This is the primary question cartoonist Sarah Glidden pursued while traveling through Turkey, Iraq and Syria in 2010. Glidden’s friends and co-founders of The Seattle Globalist, Sarah Stuteville and

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  • Jackie: History Has Its Eyes On You

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    Jackie Pablo Larraín (dir), Stéphane Fontaine (cin) , Noah Oppenheim (wri) Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, John Hurt (cast) LD Entertainment, Fox Searchlight Pictures September 7, 2016 (Venice), December 2, 2016 (USA) We are midway through Jackie, and Jacqueline Kennedy, standing in all black, is talking to a priest. “Was God in the bullet that killed my husband?” she asks, angry but still pointedly polite. When

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  • The Summer of Self Discovery or The Education of Margot Sanchez

    The Summer of Self Discovery or The Education of Margot Sanchez0

    The Education of Margot Sanchez Lilliam Rivera Simon & Schuster February 21, 2017 Margot Sanchez is a girl torn between two worlds. The first is her home in the South Bronx where she was raised and where her family owns a pair of grocery stores, Sanchez & Sons. The other is the mostly-white, private school

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  • Odyssey of the Amazons is a Throwback, All Right

    Odyssey of the Amazons is a Throwback, All Right1

    Odyssey of the Amazons #1 Kevin Grevioux (story and script), Ryan Benjamin (pencils), Richard Friend (inks), Tony Washington (colours), Tony Aviña (colours pp21-24) DC Comics January 2017 It’s great that DC is making an effort to provide more and different Wonder Woman content in her seventy-fifth year. Legends of Wonder Woman and Bombshells, not to

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  • LEGO Batman Shows the Pitfalls of Toxic Masculinity

    LEGO Batman Shows the Pitfalls of Toxic Masculinity1

    The LEGO Batman Movie Chris McKay (dir), Seth Grahame-Smith, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Jared Stern and John Whittington (wri) Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Ralph Fiennes (cast) Warner Bros. Pictures February 10, 2017 There’s a lot to be said about LEGO Batman. Written by Pride and Prejudice and Zombies author Seth Grahame-Smith,

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  • Weird Love Vol. 4 is a Blue Valentine [Review]

    Weird Love Vol. 4 is a Blue Valentine [Review]0

    Weird Love vol. 4: Jailbird’s Romance Various writers and artists, Clizia Gissoni and Craig Yoe (designers and editors) IDW February 2017 A digital review copy was provided by the publisher Close your eyes and picture a classic romance comic. Perhaps you see a mod, stylish young woman, drawn by Jack Kirby or John Romita Sr.

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