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She Said: What's Not to Like About 'The Dark Knight Rises'?
Originally Posted: 07/23/2012 - 1:05pm | Type: Blog

What's not to like about The Dark Knight Rises? Nolan relies on some of his favorite actors (and composer) for an exciting finale to one of the most celebrated superheroes of both print and the big screen ...

He Said: 'The Dark Knight Rises' Is a Redemption Tale
Originally Posted: 07/23/2012 - 1:38pm | Type: Blog

"The Dark Knight Rises" is a story about redemption. It is a tale of finding courage in the face of overwhelming adversity, in spite of overwhelming physical and spiritual suffering. ...

Holy Act of Congress! Batgirl Defends Equal Pay
Originally Posted: 06/13/2012 - 3:01pm | Type: Blog

The video clip may be a bit grainy, but the message of a public service announcement about the federal Equal Pay law from 45 years ago feels thoroughly (and maddeningly) au courant. ...

The Red Phone
Originally Posted: 01/30/2012 - 11:41am | Type: Blog

There are numerous other situations that bombard my newsfeed every day. They wear me down, anger me, cause me pain, and bring me to tears. If only there were a red phone. How many ...

Evening Links of Awesomeness: Banned Books Edition
Originally Posted: 10/05/2011 - 6:24am | Type: Blog

HUZZAH! IT'S BANNED BOOK WEEK! HUZZAH! IT'S BANNED BOOK WEEK! If you're anything like us, you've probably been too busy to read much of anyth ...

Love Your Political Enemies: A Response to Jimmy Carter's Comments on Racism
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:18am | Type: Blog

I love my fellow citizens who have taken to the street against President Obama and his plans for health-care reform. I love my fellow citizens who have taken to the street against ...

The Dark Knight: A Tribute to George W. Bush?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>The Dark Knight, unlike many summer blockbusters, is actually an astonishing movie -- a stunning fusion of craft and entertainment, which manages to be both gripping in an edge-of-your seat fashion, a ...