Will Eisner’s A Life Force: A Graphic Portait Of The Depression

  Given that he grew up during The Depression as a Jewish person in a culturally diverse neighbourhood, it is no surprise that Will Eisner has made a career out of documenting the culture of New York’s working-class neighbourhoods during the 1930’s through his graphic work.  In providing a documentation of this life, Eisner often […]

Chretièn De Troyes’ The Story of the Grail: Compartmentalizing Morality

I must assume that something was lost in translation when reading Jean Chretièn De Troyes’ The Story of the Grail.  The narrative, which draws on Arthurian romances/legend, seems bipolar, sociopathic and lazy all at once.  Its heroes and protagonists compartmentalize in a manner that would have allowed them to easily navigate an Orwellian dystopian society […]

Joining Forces Against The Gays, by Pope Beinadick LXIX

Note on the text: Pope Beinadick LXIX is not to be confused with Pope Benedict XVI, even if he mistakenly takes ownership over words spoken by Benedict (though that said, I imagine the two have very much in commong).  Enjoy. Joining Forces Against The Gays, by Pope Beinadick LXIX For centuries, leading world religions have […]

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