We Need Some Writers To Blog About Politics and Popular Culture…


NewsReal Blog is expanding and developing. Our Concession Stand sub-blog is moving beyond collecting our apolitical posts to serving as our blog focusing on exploring political themes in popular culture — movies, music, TV, the arts, and sports. This team is led by associate editor Chris Yogerst and features David Forsmark and Ryan Mauro. We [...]

“Kick-Ass” a Libertarian Film? Sort of, I Guess


Over at Big Hollywood Leigh Scott has a piece weighing in on what he sees as the political themes in last week’s superhero satire “Kick-Ass”:
The individual is king in “Kick-Ass.” Each character makes their own decisions and lives by the consequences of their actions. They do not wait for others to [...]