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Jess Kroll

Jess Kroll
Beginning with Uncanny X-Men #248, novelist Jess Kroll started an obsession with the creative arts which has lead to an MFA in writing, publication in literary anthologies and newspapers, stage performances, hundreds of online articles, and the novel 'Land of Smiles' from Monsoon Books.

This little light | a spoken word piece

Silver Surfer

I recently attended a spoken word performance by my friend and Pop Mythology contributor Jess Kroll. I loved his piece, "This Little Light," so much, and thought that it resonated with the themes of this site so well, that I asked him to post it here.

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Cabin in the Woods – Review

Cabin in the Woods

(**caution:  may contain spoilers**) There are two potential ways to view Cabin in the Woods, and two ways in which it may have been constructed, as entertainment or as criticism. It attempts to make the most of both and, unfortunately, is less for it. The concept of the film, established …

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Revisiting a modern classic: ‘Batman: Arkham Asylum’

batman-arkham-asylum

In 'Batman: Arkham Asylum,' Batman truly feels like Batman: swinging between overhangs, tracking evidence and confidently taking on half a dozen henchmen at once. This is essentially the closest any normal, non-psychotic person can come at this point to actually being Batman. This game is widely considered a classic already and for good reason. It's superb.

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