Richard Giraldi

Richard Giraldi is a Chicago-based writer, musician and graduate student at Loyola University Chicago's Digital Media and Storytelling Program. He's the founder/editor of Chicago indie rock website, which was voted Best Local Music Blog in the Chicago Reader from 2010 to 2013. Additionally, he has written about and reviewed music for the Chicago Sun-Times, Time Out Chicago and ALARM Magazine.

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Reviews // 20 Articles
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Heavy Metal or Why the All-New Batman Totally Rocks | 16 Jul 2015 // 3:37 AM

Bruce Wayne who? The most entertaining Batman story in sometime finds Commissioner Gordon donning the cowl.

Why They Fight: A Brief History of Batman Battling Superman | 14 May 2015 // 4:38 AM

Over the course of any relationship, especially ones that last three quarters of a century, there's bound to be some friction, some tension and some overall sour times.


Arrow: Season 4, Episode 6 - "Lost Souls" | 18 Nov 2015 // 5:25 AM

Ray Palmer is alive and in trouble, but does Oliver even care?

Arrow: Season 4, Episode 5 - "Haunted" | 12 Nov 2015 // 4:43 AM

"Haunted" is Arrow at its most fun thanks to a delightful appearance from John Constantine.


Binging on 'Daredevil': Marvel's Netflix Series Is As Brutal As It Is Compelling | 13 Apr 2015 // 6:00 AM

It's hard to imagine that Daredevil exists in the same universe as the Avengers, but the series successfully delves into street-level violence not yet explored in Marvel's big screen efforts.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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