Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace in The End Of The Tour.
August 18, 2015 Glen Weldon and Katie Presley discuss the new film, which is based on a series of interviews between David Lipsky and the late writer David Foster Wallace.
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From left: Ben Grimm (Jamie Bell), Johnny Storm (Michael B. Jordan), Reed Richards (Miles Teller), Sue Storm (Kate Mara) in the new Fantastic Four.
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August 11, 2015 Glen Weldon and Chris Klimek discuss the latest attempt to turn the Marvel Comics super-team into a blockbuster film franchise.
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July 12, 2015 Proust's famous novel Swann's Way is out in the form of — wait for it — a graphic novel. Glen Weldon explains how much of it is substance and how much is gimmick.
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A Series T-800 Robot in Terminator Genisys.
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July 7, 2015 Contributors Glen Weldon and Chris Klimek break down the latest in the many-tentacled franchise that continues to employ its indispensable central action hero.
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June 30, 2015 A massive new anthology collects the impressive and varied work of the Montreal-based publisher Drawn And Quarterly, whose comics and graphic novels represent a deeply human kind of storytelling.
Daryl Hannah in Sense8.
June 9, 2015 Glen Weldon and Audie Cornish sit down to chat about the new Netflix series Sense8.
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June 5, 2015 The new book The League Of Regrettable Superheroes lovingly recounts the deeply goofy world of weird crusaders that popped up and, just as quickly, disappeared.
Tom Hardy as Max Rockatansky and Charlize Theron as Imperator Furiosa.
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May 21, 2015 Glen Weldon and Chris Klimek discuss Mad Max: Fury Road, director George Miller's cinematic return to a post-apocalyptic wasteland that boasts a weirdly thriving car culture.
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May 1, 2015 Glen Weldon reviews the 50 comics available at participating comics shops for 2015's Free Comic Book Day, coming May 2 — what to pick up free, skip, and buy while you're in the shop.
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Along with Colton Dunn (L), Harris Wittels (R) played a bumbling member of the Pawnee animal control team on the show he co-executive-produced, Parks And Recreation.
February 20, 2015 NPR contributor Glen Weldon remembers writer, actor, producer, musician, and comedy podcast mainstay Harris Wittels, who died Thursday, just 30 years old.
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October 12, 2014 Nerd-about-town Glen Weldon explains to a non-comics-reading guy exactly what is up with the impending death of Wolverine. (That's not a spoiler; the miniseries is actually called Death of Wolverine.)
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October 8, 2014 Stephen Collins' debut graphic novel depicts a bland, comfortable, conformist world turned upside down by one man's sudden growth of a bristly, twisty, unstoppably anarchic beard.
The cover of The Tick, one of many -- 57, in fact -- comics you may be able to snag at no charge on Saturday, Free Comic Book Day.
May 2, 2014 Our comics blogger, Glen Weldon, tees up all 57 of the offerings for this year's Free Comic Book Day and tells you which ones to try to lay your paws upon.
Former Miss Israel and Fast & Furious actor Gal Gadot has been cast as Wonder Woman in the upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie.
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December 9, 2013 NPR comics blogger and pop-culture podcaster Glen Weldon has a few words for director Zack Snyder about the casting news that's gotten him in such hot water.
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December 3, 2013 Isabel Greenberg's new Encyclopedia of Early Earth weaves a human love story into a quasi-Biblical creation tale, full of capricious gods, feckless shamans and more-or-less doomed love. Reviewer Glen Weldon says the graphic novel is full of tasty visual gags, and "lands with an emotional impact you likely won't see coming."
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