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Atrocity Committed for the Greater Good

Fyodor Dostoyevsky once said that “art imitates life” so perhaps that is why the universe in Watchmen is similar to our own. However, as true to other graphic mediums, the setting in the Watchmen is an exaggerated version of the … Continue reading

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Irony is Not Dead; It Was Only in a Comatose State

In the wake of the September 11 attacks, Graydon Carter, editor of Vanity Fair, declared that this attack is “the end of the age of irony.” The general public accepted Carter’s assertion at that time. After all, what loyal citizen … Continue reading

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The Present: An Accumulation of Past Histories

When considering events from the past and their influences, individuals often find themselves stuck in the typical one-dimensional arena of “History” rather than “histories.” Consider this, if someone approached you and asked for you to tell them everything you know … Continue reading

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