Tag: Social Class

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I’ve been writing about how social class has emerged in the work of the most successful contriver of popular spectacles, Marvel / Disney, who is never suspected of peddling anything but mindless fun. I am not really surprised at this development: Heroes in America tend to emerge in stories about protection–about caring for those in need […]

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It’s been my pleasure to introduce Ant-man, Marvel’s new interest in social class in America to a near-unanimous gasp of disapproval & incomprehension. But in the way of show business, I’ve got a sequel, & it’s going to be worse. The best new drama on TV is not the ever-elusive conservative darling of a show […]

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Hello, Ricochet, & have you heard about the new Marvel / Disney blockbuster, Ant-man? A hero for the little guy? Size doesn’t matter? (Because we don’t know what matter even is?) This is singlehandedly the weirdest movie Marvel has made & they’ve thrown about two billion into making weird movies & made more than eight for […]

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From Breitbart, via Chicks on the Right:  Lovett, who worked for Obama during his first term, reveals that he used his White House privileges to sneak in a pair of gay men under the guise of giving them a tour, then performed a wedding ceremony in the Rose Garden without the knowledge of the president. […]

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