Glen Weldon Glen Weldon is a regular panelist on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast. He also reviews books and movies for NPR.org and is a contributor to NPR's pop culture blog Monkey See, where he posts weekly about comics and comics culture.

In 1852 — three years before Leaves of Grass — Walt Whitman anonymously published a short novel, in six parts, in New York's Sunday Dispatch. FPG/Getty Images hide caption

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Grad Student Discovers A Lost Novel Written By Walt Whitman

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"We cool, bro, or nah-nah-nah-nah-nah-nah-nah-nah-nah-nah-nah-nah-nah?" Will Arnett voices the Dark Knight in The LEGO Batman Movie. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Picture hide caption

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'The LEGO Batman Movie' Drags The Caped Crusader Out Of The Shadows (Again)

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The Mirror Has Two Faces: Josh (Vincent Rodriguez III) and Rebecca (Rachel Bloom) reflect on their approaching nuptials in the second season finale of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Michael Desmond/The CW hide caption

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From left: Ted Allen, Jai Rodriguez, Carson Kressley, Thom Filicia and Kyan Douglas celebrate Queer Eye for the Straight Guy's 2004 Emmy win for outstanding reality program. Chris Pizzello/AP hide caption

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