Adam Blatner

Words and Images from the Mind of Adam Blatner

November, 2009

Why My Mother Threw Out My Comic Books (Part 1 of 3 Webages)

Re-Posted November 18, 2009 (This is based on a talk given on 6/12/09 to the summer session of the Senior University Georgetown.) This presentation will involve three parts: First, a brief history of comic books from their origins to the late 1940s. Part 2 will focus on the rise and fall of the EC comics, triggered in […]


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Re-Thinking “Philosophy”

My dear wife Allee said that everyone had a philosophy of life, either implicit or explicit. I disagreed, saying that the word was appropriate only when there was some effort to rationally coordinate the different elements (to draw a phrase from Whitehead near the end of his book, Modes of Thought). I’ve come to see […]

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