Sunday, June 2 2013
Margaret Thatcher is dead, yet her influence is stronger than ever. What lessons can be drawn from the cultural response to Thatcherism, and can they be applied again?
Wednesday, September 14 2011
We often think of comic books as the height of escapism, but recent events point to an industry in a death spiral, due in no small part to how badly it mistreats the writers on which it depends.
Monday, September 7 2009
Set in the past during the events of Brecht’s most well-known musical, it’s interesting to note that the latest League book is really about the modern world and the evolution of terrorism from Jack the Ripper to Osama bin Laden to the Antichrist himself.
Monday, March 30 2009
The Swamp Thing moons over his lost humanity and the tragic quality of his love with a zestfully (and sometimes too obviously) literary spirit.
Monday, January 7 2008
I hope that Moore decides to put the world of League aside and returns to telling stories about people.
Monday, October 16 2006
Of all the ingredients necessary for good erotica, Moore forgot about the most crucial one: passion.
Monday, February 9 2009
It's Watchmen week here at Short Ends and Leader. Yesterday we debuted the controversial TV channel from New Frontiersman Magazine. Today, we tackle the book that started it all - Alan Moore's amazing graphic novel masterpiece. Tomorrow we will look into the career of Zack Synder, wrapping up our coverage with a discussion of the casting and the creative challenges faced by the film. Enjoy!