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This week in Dredd Reckoning: "Mega-City Masters 02," a sampler of Dredd stories from several decades, selected to showcase a bunch of writers. (Spoiler: the Al Ewing story is pretty terrific, the Grant Morrison/Mark Millar one is really disappointing.)
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This week in Dredd Reckoning: special guest Anne Ishii and I take on "Shimura," phenotypes, Babes with Big Bazookas, Goseki Kojima-by-way-of-Frank Miller homages, and "adolescent kidnap-and-ravage fantasies" involving Carey Hiroyuki-Tagawa. Simon Fraser responds in the comments!
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This week in Dredd Reckoning: "Lenny Zero and the Perps of Mega-City One," in which Andy Diggle and Jock collaborate for the first time, Damon Runyon's voice is not-entirely-successfully evoked, and Truman Kaput has an imperfect understanding of what "cross-dressing" means.
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This week in Dredd Reckoning: Evan Narcisse joins me to discuss the collection of the early "Missionary Man" stories, some of them drawn by Frank Quitely. Plus: bonus Dredd painting by the remarkable Sarah Glidden!
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Comic-Con passes go on sale tomorrow! Here's the essay I wrote about the madness of Comic-Con last year. And if you have Amazon Prime and a Kindle, you can borrow it for free! (Otherwise it's 99 cents.)
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Already purchased this! I recommend it - it's great!!
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This week in Dredd Reckoning: happy birthday to Judge Dredd--but which birthday? Also: Right Said Fred, Cilla Black, the return of "the random physical abuse test," etc.
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In this week's Dredd Reckoning, +Lori Matsumoto and I discuss "The Taxidermist," flensed sugarplums, John Bull, fatuous diction, Body Worlds, "dignity," etc.
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This week in Dredd Reckoning: "Mechanismo," the Dredd epic in which nothing particularly happens.
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Good stuff! Check out my website www.sephrimmedia.com, we also host web comics, images and written work. Post some of your awesome work on there.
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This week on Dredd Reckoning: Indiana "Indy" Saddoe, rockism, the hits of 1890, Judge Dread (sic), "Judge Dread" (sic), and lots of embedded YouTubes of songs about the Mega-Cities, canonical and otherwise.
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Reference points for this week's Dredd Reckoning include: "Chariots of the Gods?," Warhol's grid paintings, "I've Never Been to Me," Marillion cover art, Avedon's Beatles portraits, and Ivor Cutler's "Go and Sit Upon the Grass."
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This week on Dredd Reckoning: Garth Ennis's kiss-off, our first trip to Titan, a "writer's starter kit," Russian names a la "Asterix," a resident redshirt, and an opportunity to quote one of my favorite Half Man Half Biscuit lines.
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reads ... OK, I wasn't expecting to find yet another reason I shouldn't be reading Asterix, but I'll take it. 
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This week in Dredd Reckoning: Graeme McMillan and I discuss "Devlin Waugh: Swimming in Blood," which introduces a character described by his creator John Smith as "Noel Coward as played by Arnold Schwartzenegger." We talk about our attempts to get a handle on Smith's writing in general, too.
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  • lots of places
    freelance writer, 1997 - present
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Michigan - Queens
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I write about stuff for a lot of magazines and newspapers and Web sites; I'm also the author of Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean and Live at the Apollo

If you want to contact me, write to googleprofile [at-symbol] douglaswolk [period] com. That way, I'll know where you found me.
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  • Harvard University
    English, 1987 - 1991
  • Columbia University
    NAJP, 2002 - 2003
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An absolutely magnificent vegan food truck--unusual and delicious food, and a great attitude (it's worth looking up what they did for Sandy relief). If you can handle the (long) lines, it's a treat.
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reviewed a year ago
Not just the best record store in Manhattan--practically the only one at this point, with an unparalleled selection of stuff you will never, ever find anywhere outside the bubble of a major urban center. And more.
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reviewed a year ago
One of the few remaining vestiges of old New York--and by "old" I mean '90s-era, but also the Ukrainian population that used to be at the heart of the East Village. Pierogi! Cherry-lime rickeys! Beet and horseradish salad! We may not have Kiev any more, and Veselka is frankly looking a little spiffier than it really needs to, but it's a taste of the past.
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reviewed a year ago
They've got great movies, they're cheap, and they have excellent pizza. What more could you want?
Appeal: ExcellentFacilities: ExcellentService: Excellent
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reviewed 3 years ago
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A casual, friendly Internet cafe, with surprisingly good breakfasts and decent shakes.
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Really good restaurant, especially for brunch. Go for anything German. They make their own pancake syrups!
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago