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My personal affection for Wolverine is generally diminished by how much I think his over-popularity sucks up a lot of the love, attention, and movie screen time that deservedly should be distributed among a number of equally cool (or cooler) X-Men. But these three hilarious takes on Wolverine, each from different angles were so much fun that even I had o share them.

In this one that premiered at last week’s New York ComicCon, as a promotion for The Pete Holmes Show, Professor X fires Wolverine for being “worthless”. I fully approved the decision:

In this one by Official Comedy (who also have a Miley Cyrus parody that completely cracked me up), we see what Wolverine would be like were his story interpreted by Woody Allen:

And in this farce, we can see in gory but comedic detail why having Wolverine’s claws in real life would suck:

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About Daniel Fincke

Dr. Daniel Fincke  has his PhD in philosophy from Fordham University and spent 11 years teaching in college classrooms. He wrote his dissertation on Ethics and the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. On Camels With Hammers, the careful philosophy blog he writes for a popular audience, Dan argues for atheism and develops a humanistic ethical theory he calls “Empowerment Ethics”. Dan also teaches affordable, non-matriculated, video-conferencing philosophy classes on ethics, Nietzsche, historical philosophy, and philosophy for atheists that anyone around the world can sign up for. (You can learn more about Dan’s online classes here.) Dan is an APPA  (American Philosophical Practitioners Association) certified philosophical counselor who offers philosophical advice services to help people work through the philosophical aspects of their practical problems or to work out their views on philosophical issues. (You can read examples of Dan’s advice here.) Through his blogging, his online teaching, and his philosophical advice services each, Dan specializes in helping people who have recently left a religious tradition work out their constructive answers to questions of ethics, metaphysics, the meaning of life, etc. as part of their process of radical worldview change.


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