Man is egomaniacally narcissistic, sacrilegiously so. King captures the admixture of mundanity and mythology that we imagine our own to be.
“Fate is a lie told by the gods.”
How Thanos’ disagrees with Steve Roger’s mantra “We don’t trade lives”
On the competing ideologies of Killmonger and Wakanda in Black Panther and their ultimate synthesis in T’Challa
Regular readers will have noted that the Hub City Review had gone relatively dark in 2018. I’m finally ready to reveal the reason for this long silence. I’ve said from the start of this site that its primary purpose was as a portfolio; I always wanted to move onto bigger and better opportunities in the…
Here’s the link to my first video that I wrote for Wisecrack exploring narrative empathy in the the Black Mirror Season 4 finale, Black Museum: Wisecrack QuickTake: Black Mirror: What’s the Point
“We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known.”
Snyder sees the thin divide between awe and awful, between textual and metatextual. Then he burns dow that divide to ashes.