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My Bucharest

My Bucharest; or, How Bucky Barnes Made My Life That Much Better By Hannah J. Rothman In 2014, two things happened. That spring, Captain America: The Winter Soldier came out and I, a life-long Marvel movie fan with a prior … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Let the Kids Play With Your Toys

An essay I wrote on The Lego Movie was recently featured as the winning entry of the Analytical Couch Potato’s annual writing contest. You can read it here!

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Getting Off on the Right Hoof: How “My Little Pony” Figured Out the Right Way to do a Great Children’s Cartoon with “Friendship is Magic”

Originally posted at Studio AE on April 24th, 2012. The Advent of Ponydom Let me begin this piece with a confession: I was never into the My Little Pony franchise in any way, shape, or form as a child. I … Continue reading

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Theta Stigma Part 2: The Companions

This article was originally published in the Spring 2011 issue of The Terrible Zodin. Theta Stigma: A New-Whovian’s Journey of Preconceptions, First Impressions, and Watching Classic Who Out of Order Part 2: The Companions Companions: like the Doctor they come, … Continue reading

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Theta Stigma Part 1: The Doctors

This article was originally published in the Winter 2010 issue of The Terrible Zodin: Theta Stigma: A New-Whovian’s Journey of Preconceptions, First Impressions, and Watching Classic Who Out of Order Part 1: The Doctors As far as being a Whovian … Continue reading

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Featurette on Jeanne DuPrau’s Books of Ember

This article originally appeared on nypl.org on August 1, 2011: Sci-Fi Summer: Light Up the Darkness with the Books of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau Any child growing up knows that change is a difficult thing, but what if those changes … Continue reading

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Rare and Missing Doctor Who at NYPL

This article originally appeared on nypl.org on July 26, 2011: Buried Treasure and Lost Adventure: Rare Doctor Who Stories at the Library The phrase “lost episode” can evoke a number of different emotions in TV viewers. To some, it could … Continue reading

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Classic Who for Starters at NYPL

This article first appeared on nypl.org on July 18, 2011: Sci-Fi Summer: Climb Aboard the TARDIS: A Classic Doctor Who Starter Kit Since 1963, the BBC’s sci-fi epic Doctor Who has followed the adventurous and enigmatic alien time traveler known … Continue reading

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