Overthinking It is celebrating our nation by searching for the most American piece of pop culture with the word “American” in the title. Read the entire series here.
n the final matchup of the Violence region, American History X narrowly triumphed over American Sniper. For all of Sniper‘s many ‘Merican qualities, American History X felt disturbingly contemporary. Many of the things Derek Vinyard said reminded me of a certain presidential candidate (hint: not Jill Stein). And even though we generally try to keep politics far away from this site, this low-hanging fruit was too tasty not to pluck.