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Evan Powers
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Entertainment
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
The Future is Past on Planet X: Best New Comics for the Week of 2014-05-28

The best new comics for the week of May 28, 2014, including new issues of Uncanny Avengers, Batman, Inhuman, and the premiere of Doctor Spektor: Master of the Occult. Read this article to see what makes these comics so awesome, and find out how it's not just Hollywood that can deliver a solid time travel story.

Entertainment
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
Assassins Target the X-Men: Best New Comics for the Week of 2014-05-21

Best new comics for the week of May 21, 2014. This week's new comics include multiple issues from Marvel's X-Men family of titles, as well as the final issue of Dark Horse Presents, and the second chapter of the latest Danger Girl miniseries.

Entertainment
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
Mutant, Zombie, Spaceman: Best New Comics for the Week of 2014-05-14

This week's comics include the latest happenings in the X-Universe, with the release of new issues of All-New X-Men and Nightcrawler. In addition, some of Image Comics' most popular series continue with new issues of The Walking Dead and Starlight. Check out this article to see what makes these books the best new comics for the week of May 14, 2014.

Entertainment
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
Murder on the Moon: Best New Comics for the Week of 2014-05-07

Someone in the Marvel Universe has murdered the Watcher, and it's up to the Avengers to find the killer. Read the review for the first issue of the Marvel Comics event Original Sin in this article featuring the best new comics for the first week of May, with additional reviews for the latest issues of Batman/Superman and Miles Morales: The Ultimate Spider-Man.

Entertainment
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
The Avengers on TV: Best New Comics for the Week of 2014-04-30

The best new comics for the end of April all come from Marvel, including new issues of All-New X-Men and Amazing Spider-Man, as well as an annual for Uncanny Avengers. See why Marvel is dominating this week with reviews for all these titles and more in our review of the best new comic books for the week of April 30, 2014.

Entertainment
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
Bad Girls Club: Best New Comics for the Week of 2014-04-23

Fans of Femme Fatales will find a lot to like in this week's selection of the best new comic books, which features the latest issues of Catwoman, Elektra, and Danger Girl. All these, plus a special anniversary edition of the Guardians of the Galaxy is reviewed as we look at the best new comics for the week of April 23, 2014.

Entertainment
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
The Tactical Style of Cyclops: Best New Comics for the Week of 2014-04-16

The best new comics of the week include issues of both Uncanny and Adjectiveless X-Men, as well as the finale of Superior Spider-Man, and the continuation of Batman: Zero Year. With talented artists as diverse as Greg Capullo and Clay Mann working on this week's releases, it's no wonder why these are the absolute best comics released for April 16, 2014.

Entertainment
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
Reality is Not a Right, It's a Privilege: Best New Comics for the Week of 2014-04-09

This week, new issues of The Walking Dead, All-New X-Men, Nightcrawler, and Superman/Wonder Woman all prove that relationships matter. Check out this article to compare Superman and Wonder Woman's romance to the one between Nightcrawler and Amanda Sefton, as well as others as we review the best new comics of the week.

Entertainment
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
The Menace of the Broteans: Best New Comics for the Week of 2014-04-02

The best new comics of the week, including Starlight issue no. 2, the launch of Marvel's new Inhuman with art by Joe Madureira, and the special 200th issue of Ultimate Spider-Man. Find out what makes these comics so highly anticipated in this latest article of new comic book reviews.

Entertainment
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
Games or Death: A Response to Jane McGonigal's "Reality is Broken"

People play games. Sometimes it is for fun, but sometimes games are serious business. See what Jane McGonigal has to say about the nature of games in her book "Reality is Broken," with descriptions of eustress, alternate reality games, and the life-or-death gaming of the ancient Lydians.

Lifestyle
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
Common Discussion Questions For Mass Communication Studies

If you are studying mass communication or cognitive psychology, these are some examples of discussion topics that will often come up during studying. These include the subtopics of advertising, media portrayals of groups, as well as discussion questions about music, sports, and religion

Entertainment
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
Best New Comics for the Week of 2014-03-26

The best comic books for the last week in March 2014 include two new Avengers comics, one featuring time travel, and the other featuring some interdimensional travel. There is also the newest issue of The Walking Dead, continuing the "All-Out War" storyline. Finally, we have the conclusion of "The Trial of Jean Grey" in this week's issue of Guardians of the Galaxy.

Entertainment
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
Dark Horse Presents Issue No. 34 Review

Reviewing the latest issue of Dark Horse Presents, the best comic book anthology on the market. This issue features the finale of the Nexus adventure "Into the Past" by Mike Baron and Steven Rude, as well as new chapters of "Mr. Monster" by Michael T. Gilbert and "S.H.O.O.T. First: Bett and Byron" by Justin Aclin and Nicolás Daniel Selma.

Lifestyle
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
Tina Fey, Sarah Palin, and the Cognitive Theory of Priming

What sort of effect does exposure to a political caricature have on your cognitive processes and how you perceive related media messages? A cognitive theory called priming helps to explain the short-term impact of exposure on subsequent judgments or behaviors, using the example of Tina Fey's impression of Sarah Palin on the tv show "Saturday Night Live."

Entertainment
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
Best New Comics For The Week of 2014-03-19

This week, the best new comic books include Uncanny X-Men issue no. 19, which is the beginning of a story pitting the X-Men against the government organization known as S.H.I.E.L.D. Also, the new volume of Daredevil launches with issue no. 1, featuring DD's move from New York to San Francisco. And finally, there is the 43rd issue of Prophet, Image Comics' sweet euroesque space odyssey.

Lifestyle
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
How to Teach a College Course on Hong Kong Gangster Films

Learn how to develop a college film course lesson plan, with this sample lesson plan on Hong Kong gangster films. Films discussed include Infernal Affairs and John Woo's The Killer The first thing to decide when teaching such a course is to determine which of the readings should be assigned to undergraduates, and which ones will be used for class discussion.

Lifestyle
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
Choosing What to Care About: Agenda Setting Theory

This article serves as a primer for the communication theory known as agenda setting. With agenda setting theory, academics and communication scholars seek to determine how issue salience leads to what elements are entered into the public agenda.

History
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
Milton's Areopagitica as an Argument Against Censorship

This article takes a closer look at the arguments proposed by John Milton's Areopagitica, as well as placing these arguments in relation to the counter-arguments of the time period (the 17th Century in England). Also discussed is how Milton's ideas are used in today's world, specifically how they pertain to court rulings in the United States.

Lifestyle
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
Speaking Truth To Power: John Milton's Areopagitica

John Milton is a poet and man of letters who lived during the time of Oliver Cromwell in the 17th Century in England. One of his most famous and lasting works of writing is the Areopagitica, a document he drafted in defense of unlicensed printing at a time when the British government and Parliament sought to restrain such privileges.

Entertainment
by Evan Powers
3 years ago
Best New Comics For The Week of 2014-03-12

New releases this week include The Walking Dead, All-New X-Men, and Batman. Find out what makes these three titles stand out as some of the best new comic books for the week of March 12, 2014.

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