Author: Alex Parker

Alex Parker is a policy writer in Washington, D.C. with 15 years of journalism experience.
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The Condiment King: An Oral History

DC writers hate him for being a one-note bit that persists over the years, surviving deaths and reboots with a mind and agenda of his own

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Hope in the Stars

How I Learned to Stop Worrying And Love New Star Wars Films

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Is Batman a Fascist?

A decade after its release, we’re still wrestling with The Dark Knight’s murky politics.

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Batwoman in Red

The complicated relationship between the Batman, the ‘woman, and the ‘girl.

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The Taste of Death

Batman’s Stupidest Foe Isn’t Just Tragic–He’s Lethal