Catholic Icons For Super Heroes?

I enjoy super heroes on a mythic level, so in principle I was open to this idea and thought it an interesting prospect. But Igor Scalisi Palminteri’s art presenting super heroes in Catholic hagiographic poses and dress highlights that it is not only the distinctively Christian imagery I like so much in normal Catholic iconography, it’s the [Read More...]

Batman and Catwoman Depicted Having Sex, Is It Sexist?

Laura Hudson argues that the picture above is sexist, and especially so when taken in context of what has come before it: [Read more...]

364. Siouxsie and the Banshees

Siouxsie and the Banshees’ contribution to the Batman Returns soundtrack, “Face to Face” has long been one of my favorite songs, though I’ve had a hard time warming to the first full CD of theirs I picked up, so I haven’t gotten much further into them.  Admittedly a large portion of the song’s appeal to [Read More...]


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