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Thursday, May 2 2013

Comics-in-Chief: Laughing With (and At) the Presidents—The Scathing Slice of the Satirical Edge

When America chose Nixon over Paulsen at the polls, it ushered in a president that many consider one of the most humor-challenged in modern history.


Thursday, March 1 2012

Exceptional Claims: Principle, Personality and Christopher Hitchens

The late Christopher Hitchens helped define the character and popular perception of Atheism for this generation. But for the self-styled contrarian, where did principle end and personality begin?


Tuesday, October 4 2011

‘All Star Western’ Is at Home, Back East

In a longstanding tradition of using company-wide shakeups to offer a new and engaging visions of Jonah Hex, All Star Western offers perhaps the sincerest reboot of the entire New 52 run.


Monday, October 3 2011

“Red Hood & the Outlaws” is Editor’s Choice of DC’s New 52

Red Hood & the Outlaws is the pick of DC's relaunch. Here's why.


Sunday, January 3 2010

Republican Gomorrah by Max Blumenthal

Blumenthal doesn’t give a sense of the larger forces that shaped this psychosexually perverse evangelical political movement. But then it’s not the trashman’s duty to understand the grotty muck, just to haul it away.


Wednesday, September 23 2009

The Buffalo Lies Bleeding: Some Thoughts in Memory of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

Thompson was a writer who I admired, dismissed, combated, and loved, often all at the same time. He was the first writer who made me fall in love with the idea of becoming a writer.


Wednesday, August 26 2009

Ancient Gonzo Wisdom: Interviews with Hunter S. Thompson by Anita Thompson

This compiles nearly 50 of Thompson's most compelling Q&As spanning almost 40 years. It's as close as readers can get to having the good doctor as a conversational companion.


Sunday, March 29 2009

Hunter S. Thompson: An Insider’s View of Deranged, Depraved, Drugged Out Brilliance by Jay Cowan

This isn't just a chronological carnival ride through the Freak Power funhouse. Sure there are plenty of fantastic stories, but it's all framed around the writing. The word is king.


Monday, January 5 2009

Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson: Music from the Film

A sonic compendium to director Alex Gibney’s new documentary, this wild ride through the record collection of Hunter S. Thompson yields surprising and enjoyable results.


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