Persepolis; Or, How To Rebel Like Your Life Depends On It

Marjane Satrapi’s graphic memoir of her childhood, Persepolis, is a punch to the gut – and I mean that in a good way. Satrapi was 10 when the Islamic Revolution transformed Iran. Persepolis is the story of Satrapi’s childhood for those next few pivotal years. The comic form of her memoir allows for simultaneously communicating […]

Your Monday Morning GIF Parade: NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA

This review of Glen Weldon’s excellent The Caped Crusade: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture will be delivered in the form of a GIF parade. The story of how I came to read this book is possibly the most meta-nerd thing that has ever happened: I listened to an NPR piece in which an […]