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08.18.2013 | | Posted at 08:47 AM
By David Luhrssen
  The title of the book is misleading. Homer Simpson Ponders Politics (University Press of Kentucky) isn’t about the world according to Matt Groening, but ranges widely, hooking-up particular films, television shows, graphic novels and genres with philosophers and their ideas. True, one of the essays is titled “Aristotle’s Politics and the Virtues of Springfield: Community, Educa...
05.14.2010 | | Posted at 09:46 AM

Dark Visions of the Future

By David Luhrssen
Alan Moore is not the exclusive subject of Peter Y. Paik�s new book, but the brilliant mind behind The Watchmen and V for Vendetta, graphic novels (a term Moore hates) that became films (that he disclaimed) occupies many pages. In From Utopia to Apocalypse: Science Fiction and the Politics of Catastrophe (University of Minnesota Press), Paik, a UWM comparative literature professor, examines wo...

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