August 31, 2011 was a normal day for most of the world. People were jamming to “Party Rock Anthem” and “Moves like Jagger”, People were STILL talking about Ned Stark dying in the finale of “Game of Thrones” first season, and people were going to watch “Rise of The Planet…


To preface everything to follow, this is a love letter. There are very few things in my life that have remained constant, but my unabiding love for the X-Men is one of them.

The uniquely X-Men blend of superheroics, soap opera, science fiction, and social justice is one of the…


One of the most fun elements of comics are events and crossovers. These are the summer blockbuster, AAA tentpole stories that serve to drive the events of entire franchises for months and years to come. Plot twists, widescreen action, romance, drama, intrigue! …


One of the most fun elements of comics are events and crossovers. These are the summer blockbuster, AAA tentpole stories that serve to drive the events of entire franchises for months and years to come. Plot twists, widescreen action, romance, drama, intrigue! …


One of the most fun elements of comics are events and crossovers. These are the summer blockbuster, AAA tentpole stories that serve to drive the events of entire franchises for months and years to come. Plot twists, widescreen action, romance, drama, intrigue! …


Since November, and arguably well before that, the future of the Anti-Trump coalition has been muddled at best. There are a number of reasons for this malaise that’s gripped the movement.

First and foremost, there is genuine disagreement in the leadership about what to do. Some are committed to fight…


It’s hard in the chaos and Bedlam of the Trump era, the chaos of 2020, to take stock of the enormous losses we’ve had as a people. Between the hundreds of thousands dead, millions unemployed, and the untold amounts of human suffering caused by a necessary yet terrible isolation, we…


Republicans have prided themselves in being the party that viewed America as the “shining city upon a hill.” This pride was rightly deserved considering America’s unique and exceptional role in human history. That being said, the beauty of America is that we are a nation in constant refinement, looking to…


Extolling the litany of hypocrisies the Republican Party engaged in over the past years is a cottage industry, and something that everyone reading this should be familiar with. However, taking an honest look at the failure of American conservatives remains necessary so long as a majority of Republicans in power…


One of the pivotal failures of the Republican Party was refusing to provide a positive, forward looking vision for America’s future. Conservatives by nature look to the past to chart a course for the future, but that reverence for our past cannot substitute for a clear understanding of America’s future…

Christian Thrailkill

Writer on the intersection of Art and Politics

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