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April 19, 2018

‘Black Panther,’ white critic

I’m a human being with two eyes and a heart, which means that naturally I loved the movie “Black Panther.” However, like every single person...

Art is mortal

Here’s how I first began this article: There is a sense that art is indomitable, that artists will find a way to work in any...

Wonder Women and Malignant Men

I loved "Wonder Woman." As an avid comic book reader and general superhero fan, I’ve had my fill of both movie adaptations that thrill ("The...

Bursting the bubble: Art and audience in the age of Trump

During the course of 2015 and 2016, I wrote my first book, Retcon Games: Retroactive Continuity and the Hyperlinking of America. That book, published...

The etiquette box: The culture of classical music needs redress

At Austin’s Central Presbyterian Church for a recital by world-renowned violinist and teacher Miriam Fried, I was immediately struck by a note in the...