LA Opera's current production of Giacomo Puccini's "Madame Butterfly" hits not only a homer, but a grand slam.
Marvel Comics has often used its fictional universe as an allegory for real-life politics.
Twenty-five years ago today Spike Lee's union-made blockbuster movie on race and racism, "Do the Right Thing" was released in theaters nationwide.
I sat down last weekend, intending to read for 30 minutes or so, and ended up devouring Redefining Realness cover-to-cover in five hours.
Adilifu Nama's Super Black: American Pop Culture and Black Superheroes does a great job of introducing many of today's comic book fans with the history of African Americans in comic books and pop culture generally.
This year marks the 15th anniversary of the release of "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time," frequently lauded as the greatest video game ever.