Tag Archives: Star Wars

Juxtaposin’: Dark Lords of the Shit

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Related “Rogue One” Makes White Guys the Enemy of the Future

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Insanity Linkage

Blowhard, Esq. writes: You ever get the feeling that everyone has gone crazy? White girls stealing pumpkin spice is racist cultural appropriation. The University of Vermont holds a retreat for whites to self-flaggelate critically examine their privilege. The gender of Star … Continue reading

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Now with Extra Han Solo: Critiquing the Star Wars Posters

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: If you haven’t been living in a cave (i.e. away from social media), and you’re at all interested in this type of thing, you’ve seen the trailer and poster for the new Star Wars movie, entitled … Continue reading

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NPR and Unspoken Assumptions

Fenster writes: If you have a little over four minutes to spare, take a listen to the sound file below.  It is snipped from an NPR podcast entitled Pop Culture Happy Hour.  The full series is available for download for … Continue reading

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“The Last Supper” Five Ways

Eddie Pensier writes: Leonardo da Vinci’s original, in the Convent of Santa Maria della Grazie, Milan. The Sesame Street version (click image to enlarge): The Star Wars version (click image to enlarge): The Sopranos version (click image to enlarge): The Big Lebowski version (click image … Continue reading

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Linkage

Blowhard, Esq. writes: So Yahoo! bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Like many Tumblr users, my main hope is that Yahoo! won’t ruin the service, i.e. let us keep all of our filthy and disgusting porn. But really, Yahoo! has no … Continue reading

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Blowing Up the Fantasy Bubble: A Review of Kirk Hammett’s “Too Much Horror Business” (and More)

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: One of the best gifts I received this past Christmas: Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett’s book covering his extensive horror collection. It’s called “Too Much Horror Business” (after a song by New Jersey punk band The Misfits), … Continue reading

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