LGBTQ: Moving Forward In Popular Culture

LGBTQ: Moving Forward In Popular Culture
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A few relevant discussions did pop up during the Q&A session, but it still felt more like an impromptu gay pride assembly rather than a pertinent discussion about homosexuality in pop culture. … read more

The Tween-Targeted Vampire Program Showcase: Paul Wesley and Phoebe Tonkin

The Tween-Targeted Vampire Program Showcase: Paul Wesley and Phoebe Tonkin
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They were both actually pretty great and a bit odd. Most of it was, as expected, Wesley smiling and girls screaming but then saying “Why isn’t Ian here?” … read more

Disabilities in Pop Culture

Disabilities in Pop Culture
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The panel featured a number of different people who have close ties to the disability community, as well as Josh Twelves, an actor that was born with Arthrogryposis who featured in Ephraim’s Rescue and Unaccompanied Minors. … read more

Gender in Comics: Is There a Double Standard?

Gender in Comics: Is There a Double Standard?
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FanX’s token Gender in Comics panel was marred with rehashed, tired arguments about how much clothes women in comic books should wear. On top of that, these two women on the front row completely hijacked the whole first half of the panel—what a train wreck.  … read more

Local Reviews: The Young Electric

Local Reviews: The Young Electric
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It takes about 150 seconds for this album to establish itself as one of the tightest, most well produced local efforts this year. It’s a seamless transition between the opener, “Patterns & Processes,” which subtly incorporates elements of its successor on the album, “Machines,” that sets the feeling for the remainder of The Young Electric’s debut effort as more of a complete package rather than an assortment of randomly distributed tracks.  … read more

Review: Clive Barker’s Nightbreed Vol. 1

Review: Clive Barker’s Nightbreed Vol. 1
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To horrorphiles like yours truly, Clive Barker is an absolute god. His hand, both on the page and behind the camera, has given us such brilliance as Hellraiser, Lord of Illusions, The Midnight Meat Train and, of course, Nightbreed, a tale which writer Marc Andreyko (Wonder Woman ’77) and artist Piotr Kowalski (The Dark Tower) add to with this collection. … read more

Dirty Provo

Dirty Provo
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In the greater art community, as a whole, there is a special bond between the people that are trying to make Provo just a little more beautiful and cultured. Like a shared mission—for lack of a better term—to show whomever is willing to pay attention how special Provo is. Enter Jacob Hall of Dirty Provo. … read more