April Fool’s Day: Top 10 Greatest Pop Culture Mysteries

“April Fool’s day is officially banished. April 1st is now March 32nd. Forever.” – Community

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The Nature of Good and Evil in Marvel’s Daredevil

The Netflix original series Marvel’s Daredevil has exceptionally complex portrayal of violence and morality. It has been lauded for its characters and story. It adapts the Marvel Comic series of the blind superhero, Daredevil, who fights using only his fists, and his everyday persona Matt Murdock, who is a defense attorney. As both vigilante and attorney,… Continue reading The Nature of Good and Evil in Marvel’s Daredevil

Daenerys Targaryen and other Feminist Pop Culture Heroines

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day; with that in mind, today I’m making it my goal to highlight my favorite characters in popular culture. (This isn’t quite a definitive list for all of pop culture, since I felt it wouldn’t be necessary to mention the mainstays of pop culture heroines. There’s no need to highlight why… Continue reading Daenerys Targaryen and other Feminist Pop Culture Heroines

The Batman Singularity: A Modern Perspective on Batman ’66

“Gotham City. Maybe it’s all I deserve now. Maybe it’s my time in hell.” This is the opening line from Frank Miller’s graphic novel Batman: Year One, one of the most influential volumes in the character’s history. This line is imposed over dark, grey illustrations of Gotham City, and is preceded by an image of young Bruce… Continue reading The Batman Singularity: A Modern Perspective on Batman ’66