Azadeh

8 Flips | 1 Magazine | @Azadeh14ui | Keep up with Azadeh on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Azadeh”

How Censors Killed The Weird, Experimental, Progressive Golden Age Of Comics

In the 1940s, comic books were often feminist, diverse, and bold. Then the reactionary Comics Code Authority changed the trajectory of comic book culture for good.<p>Comics histories sometimes reduce the Golden Age to the Superman Age: an era of lily white, squeaky-clean, manly-man heroes punching …

Graphic Novels

Celebrating the Golden Age Of Speech Impediments: Looney Tunes Legend Chuck Jones Comes to NY

In the past month, several award-winning exhibits have opened in New York, among them: <i>The Temporary Center for Translation</i> at The New Museum, examining “pedagogical exchanges . . . as a mode for doing” (could you imagine anything more thrilling?!), the nice and specific <i>Sites of Reason . . . A</i> …

Comic-Con trailer paradise for Hollywood's 2014 movie blockbusters

San Diego's Comic-Con International has become a huge deal in Hollywood in recent years, with studios falling over themselves to pique the interest of the legions of comic-book fans who attend. The good news is that you don't have to travel to southern California to get a taste of 2014's …

Writing dispute for film 'Belle' bubbles up again

It should be one of the unqualified successes of the year — a period drama directed by, written by and starring women of color that found a large audience for a fact-based tale drawn from obscure history that shed light on the beginning of the end of the slavery era.<p>Behind "The Grand Budapest …

Box Office

8 Sneaky Ways to Create the Illusion of More Space --> http://on.apttherapy.com/rdqOCV There are plenty of ways to “open up” your living spaces by fooling the eye to make others (and yourself!) think that your home is much, much larger than it actually is. Check out this bag of tricks at your disposal, and see if any work for you.

How I Used ‘Grandpa’s Photos’ to Honor My Grandfather’s Memory and Retrace His Steps

It’s a sad day when your Grandfather needs to go into a ‘nursing home.’ For years my Grandpa, Stephen Clarke, had always been the strongest, …

'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' Is Even More Sinful in the Red Band Comic-Con Trailer

At the "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" panel over the weekend, co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller noted that it was almost ten years to the day since the last time they were presenting "Sin City" footage at Comic-Con. (Yes, it's been that long since the first movie.) Thankfully, the wait …