Maher’s criticisms of comic books and the individuals who read them aren’t novel, insightful, or even recent. He’s just the latest in a long line of moralizers and cultural critics who’ve ascribed various faults in American society to the pedestrian, easily-mockable comic book.

Democracy is a funny word.  In the strictest sense, it means “government by the people,” with decisions made […]

Any parent who has ever stepped on one of the wonderful Danish bricks known as Legos might find […]

The first book by ToM’s own Alex Cummings, Democracy of Sound: Music Piracy and the Remaking of American Copyright […]