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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
America’s Greatest Hero In Today’s Surveillance State

Friday, April 4th, 2014
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“This isn’t freedom – it’s fear.” So says Steve Rodgers, aka Captain America, the Greatest Soldier in History, and, in Captain America: The Winter Soldier,

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2012 – We Weather A Super Storm
And Mourn a Tragic Shooting

Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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By 2012, Woman Around Town had hit its stride. Our writers were being sought after to write about theater, music, books, shopping, health, finance, travel,

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Halloween for Grown-Ups – Beyond Witches and Ghosts

Thursday, October 24th, 2013
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October is a busy month for Rip Claassen, owner of The American Backstage Company in Alexandria, Virginia. Year round his company, which both rents and

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The Wolverine: Disappointing On a Mutant Level

Friday, July 26th, 2013
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As newest addition to the X-Men film franchise, The Wolverine is as uncreative as its title. With expectations so low, especially after the disappointing X-Men

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The Avengers—The Gang’s All Here

Saturday, May 5th, 2012
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The Avengers. It’s what we call ourselves, sort of like a team. “Earth’s Mighiest Heroes” type thing. Tony Stark aka Iron Man A few years

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Captain America: The First Avenger—
Superhero Genre Meets War Movie Genre

Monday, July 25th, 2011
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There are few more memorable images in the history of comic books (or graphic novels if you want to be snobby about it), than the

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Summertime—Season of the Superheroes

Monday, June 20th, 2011
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It’s that special time of year again: the days grow longer, the nights grow shorter, and Hollywood brings out its latest cinematic adaptations of graphic

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