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DOPE Digest Vol. 24 – Batman vs. Superman, Girls, Kendrick Lamar and MORE

DOPE Digest is a weekly roundup of pop culture miscellany, with succinct analysis from our contributors. Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice Trailer syvo: At long last, the antidote to my chronic, oppressive superhero fatigue. The last decade of big-budget superhero movies, primarily from Marvel, has left me emotionally spent, alienated from a geek subculture that I’d […]

Unpacking Grant Morrison’s Map of the DC Comics Multiverse

This year, San Diego Comic-Con was primarily dominated by announcements and sneak-peeks related to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and DC’s upcoming Dawn of Justice. But for this writer, the most exciting reveal was Grant Morrison’s map of the DC Multiverse. Tweet

DOPE Digest Vol. 14 – Batman v. Superman, Terry Gilliam, and Weird Al!

DOPE Digest is a weekly roundup of pop culture miscellany, with succinct analysis from our contributors. Batman v. Superman photo BK: #swoon. Henry Cavill is back in the first photo from Zac Snyder’s Batman v. Superman. After the box office success of Man of Steel, it is not too surprising that this photo from the sequel keeps […]

Wondering About Our New Wonder Woman

“In life women are strong. It should be the same on film.” -Gal Gadot Warner Bros. announced this week that Israeli model-turned-actor Gal Gadot is playing Diana Prince (Wonder Woman, that is!) in Zach Snyder’s upcoming Superman/Batman film. This is easily the biggest news we’ve heard regarding the project since the infamous casting of Ben Affleck as Bruce […]

What Creative People Should Know About Copyright Termination

Copyright is supposed to protect the economic rights of creative people, right? That’s the idea, at least. But all too often, copyright law ends up protecting the economic rights of corporations that have convinced creators to transfer ownership to their work. And worse still, sometimes that transfer happens for compensation that ultimately proves to be […]

Transgender Identity and Superman’s Pal

  Rumor has it that in the upcoming Man of Steel picture, Superman’s lovable ginger bro won’t be a bro anymore. Although no formal announcement has been made, all signs point to Olsen’s character swapping genders. That’s right: no more Jimmy Olsen. From now on, it’s Jenny Olsen. Tweet