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How 'Watchmen' and 'The Boys' Deconstruct American Fascism

Superhero media has a history of critiquing the dark side of power, hero worship, and vigilantism, but none have done so as radically as Watchmen and The Boys.

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'Lost' and Found: Mystery Boxes and Pleasure Domes

Lost arrived with the thunderous roar of exploding fuselage. It cut wildly through pop-culture stereotypes, and then left its fans lost and bewildered amidst the wreckage.

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'Literary Lost' Concerns Itself with, Quite Literally, Novel Television

Works like this do the Lost series a favor by enriching what’s on screen, digging out the hidden and the obvious allusions.


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