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Five New Originals from Shia LaBeouf

We at The Weeklings have obtained five projects LaBeouf currently has in development. Continue reading

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Comic Book Nerd Shame

Inveterate comic book fanboy James Orbesen has become ashamed of comics…but not for the reasons you might imagine. Continue reading

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Why You Don’t Like My Mom

The final installment in Gabe Durham’s roving four-part look at all of America as distilled into random comments about Christian rock, Doonesbury, Batman, and Todd Palin. Continue reading

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Capes of Wrath

The stuff of comic books is essentially a raw, undiluted breed of native magical realism, American in origin and as ingrained in our culture as jazz, baseball, or the WWE. Samuel Sattin discusses comics, masculinity, and his debut novel, League of Somebodies. Continue reading

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Who Will Be The Maccabees?

What can an obscure Hanukkah story teach us about the nature of zeal? Whether you’re talking Superman or Super Mario Bros., insanity and primitiveness can be a evolutionary tool for cultural innovation. Continue reading

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Apocalypse, Inc.: An American Production

There are two things America does well: deep-fried Twinkies and the Apocalypse. Samuel Sattin explains why the two might not be entirely unrelated. Continue reading

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2012 Presidential Race Superhero Mash-Up

Wherein Samuel Sattin takes Superhero culture and grafts it, with a hammer and nails, on top of present day politics. Continue reading

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