Tag: superheroes

Whedon, Fandom, and Cancel Culture

By Alissa Whitmore “A guy who goes around saying ‘I’m a feminist’ usually has an agenda that is not feminist. A guy who behaves like one, who actually…

Death of the superhero?

Reading the future is hard. It takes sharp eyes. It takes lively imaginations. It takes smart models. (There is a “good head on your shoulders” joke to be…

Luke Cage: A Marvel Take on Black History

By Astrid Countee “Only Forward,” that is the message of Netflix’s latest superhero show, Luke Cage. A message that seems to have shown up just in time for…

Sharing Syllabi: The Anthropology of Superheroes

Jamon Halvaksz, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), shares the syllabus for his Fall 2015 course, ANT 4843:…

The Many Roles of Popular Culture in Therapy

By Peter Olthoff As many therapists will tell you, if you cannot build rapport with the client, if you cannot establish a solid therapeutic relationship, then you simply…

the arkham knight

After the disappointment ‘Batman: Arkham Origins’ (Warner Bros. Games Montreal 2013) was [and ↑Jaz is with me here, giving good reasons, why it was disappointing], Rocksteady Studios…