Category Archives: Literature

Shouts From the Back Row – Episode 270 – Harry Potter and the Back Row

The Harry Potter franchise is back with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, so it’s high time that Gill, Robin, and TK take a look at the entire movie series. On this episode they look at everything from Harry … Continue reading

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What the Quimp?! – Episode 8 – Buffy the Vampire Slayer

We’ve been away for a while, but at long last, What the Quimp?! is back with a brand new episode! On this show, Magill, Sarah, and Becky discuss the Buffyverse – the brainchild of the man behind some of Marvel’s … Continue reading

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Great Cinematic Comic Book Adaptations (Part 1)

Comic books are a wonderful medium where dreams, fears, fantasies and desires are brought to life through illustrations and words. From superhero adventures and nightmarish tales, to hardboiled crime stories and existential slices of life, comics have enjoyed a large … Continue reading

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Calvin & Hobbes: Art Before Commerce

As a lifelong Calvin and Hobbes fan, I have struggled more than once with coming to terms with Bill Watterson’s ethic. I adore Calvin and Hobbes, and to me one of the greatest tragedies in all of comics is the … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones’ Impending Tonal Shift

I’ve really been enjoying Game of Thrones season 6 so far, but damn, this promo for the next episode delivers a twist that I never would have seen coming…and I’m not sure I like it. This could be the shark-jumping … Continue reading

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Preacher Review (Season 1, Episode 1)

Seth Rogen and his esteemed writing partner Evan Goldberg hardly stray from controversy and their adaptation of Garth Ennis’ graphic novel Preacher is lockstep with their meta directorial debut This Is The End and their truthfully underwhelming North Korean satire … Continue reading

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Why aren’t you laughing?

The Killing Joke is one of my all-time favourite Batman comics, and I’m totally thrilled to see that it’s being made into a DC animated film with the voice talents of Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill. But I hope that … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Review (Season 6, Episode 1)

Another spring, another season of medieval torture, bloody betrayals, doomed matrimonies and dragon holocausts. Game of Thrones can always be relied on for the feel-bad experience of the year and yet, that very ill-will is why devoted viewers continue to … Continue reading

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A Sneak Peek at Batman: The Killing Joke

More than any other superhero movie being released this year, I’m looking forward to Batman: The Killing Joke. Whereas the bloated mess that is Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice is an utter shitshow, DC’s animation department has always been … Continue reading

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This Is How You Die

Machine of Death is an anthology of short stories which take place in a world where a machine, with a small sample of your blood, can determine how you’re going to die. I’d heard of the book before, but I … Continue reading

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