A Modest Pro-POE-sal: Jonathan Swift and Doonesbury in the Age of Poe's Law

Column by Bart Bishop November 15, 2017
A look back at Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal" and the comic strip Doonesbury and how Poe's Law has made their satire irrelevant.

The Voices of Trumpmerica

Column by Leah Dearborn
This is the first Independence Day under a new presidential administration, and it's unlikely to be one we'll forget.

How to Fight Fascism with Superheroes

Column by Bart Bishop December 15, 2016
A look at 'Last Night, A Superhero Saved My Life', a collection of essays on how superheroes inspire— specifically Ron Currie Jr.'s take on the 1982 Wolverine mini-series and masculinity.
Depulso: The More Harry Potter You Read, The Less You Like Trump

Depulso: The More Harry Potter You Read, The Less You Like Trump

News by Peter Derk August 23, 2016
Do Harry Potter books contain the secret spell for stopping Donald Trump?