satire

Film 

A BLACK HOLE: ‘THE ZERO THEOREM’ GETS LOST IN GILLIAM’S TRADEMARK GENRE

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The Zero Theorem desperately wants to have something to say, but the mediation on nothingness it promises would have been more interesting than the exercise in repetition it delivers. Continue reading

Comics 

EARTH PRIME TIME: “DRONES” WITH CHRIS LEWIS

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Some great stuff comes my way via ComiXology Submit: a section on the site where creator-owned projects and independent creators get to strut their stuff with guided-view technology and sit right next to the big boys on the app! A recent gem I discovered was Drones, a comic about remote bomb pilots in Las Vegas bombing Afghanistan in the war on terror. Writer Chris Lewis was gracious enough to join us today to point some attention to his Kickstarter to get a trade printed with the conclusion of this action-packed and fun book!

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LULZ Read 

REVIEW: THE STUD BOOK BY MONICA DRAKE

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Monica Drake’s first novel, Clown Girl, has been optioned for film by Kristen Wiig. When that flick gets made even your long dead grandmother will know who Monica Drake is.
And who she is, as evidenced by her new novel The Stud Book, is an author who knows how to craft a sharp satire that’s riddled with unexpectedly poignant moments. Continue reading

Arts 

PREVIEW: CANDIDE

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“Doing the best that people can do while mourning the worst that people can do.” Continue reading