Open Thread for July 29, 2011
All the threads in the house, OPEN UP, OPEN UP! Wow … check these threads up in the front here. Damn. What’s up this week? Cowboys and Aliens, the movie that promises what it says on the package, hits theaters … Continued
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The First Non-Avenger: Captain America and His Non-Struggles Against the Holocaust and Racism
How would the “Captain America” movie be different if it tackled more difficult subject matter?
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Full Metal Alchemist: Why Isn’t Lust Lustful?
[Hey, anime-niacs! Enjoy this guest post by Crystal Kaba! – Ed.] In the universe of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (Brotherhood), trained alchemists harness their ability to destroy and recreate life in order save, kill and unleash all sorts of terrifying creations. … Continued
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Episode 160: Bringing a Gun to a Shield Fight
The Overthinkers tackle “Captain America: The First Avenger.”
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Open Thread for July 22, 2011
Comic-Con, both kinds of football, Captain America and Justin Timberlake.
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Overthunk: Clean and Unclean Reading. (Not about Romance Novels, much.)
SPOILER ALERT: This song has an awesome drum fill.
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Eight MORE Hit Songs From Obscure Movies
You know the end credits music. Now learn the plots.
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Episode 159: Talking out of My Expelliarmus
The Overthinkers tackle the final Harry Potter film.
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Open Thread for July 15, 2011
In which Harry Potter and Joel McHale reach the end of their journey.
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The Labor Market Economics of “Zookeeper”
On “Zookeeper” and our changing attitudes towards blue collar work.
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