Reviews in Brief: Judge Dredd: Mega-City Two: Written by Douglas Wolk, Illustrated by Ulises Farinas

Espresso-sized book reviews for readers on the go. Karl Marx wrote in his 1852 book, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, “Hegel remarks somewhere that all facts and personages of great importance in world history occur, as it were, twice. He forgot to add: the first time as a tragedy, the second time as farce.”  This occurs in Judge Dredd: Mega-City Two, written by Douglas Wolk and illustrated by Ulises Farinas.  The notorious Judge Dredd gets relocated to Mega-City Two in a judicial exchange program.  Although one would not think so with this grimdark postapocalyptic setting, but hilarity ensues.  Mega-City … Continue reading Reviews in Brief: Judge Dredd: Mega-City Two: Written by Douglas Wolk, Illustrated by Ulises Farinas

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On Being Human Redux: Further looks at books and movies that examine the question of humanity

On Being Human Redux is an essay series that looks at serial killers, clones, the Culture series, a Beckett play, bunnies in Beatrix Potter and Richard Adams, and adroids. Continue reading On Being Human Redux: Further looks at books and movies that examine the question of humanity

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