Thursday, July 29, 2004

Review revue: The Boston Globe reviews Steven T. Seagle and Teddy Kristiansen's It's a Bird:

"Seagle's contemplation of Superman, however, is uneven, honestly insightful at times but too often heavy-handed. When he looks at the very impossibility of Superman, or when he contemplates the colors in Superman's costume, Seagle fares well. But when he presents a dark history of humans' relationship to power or examines the Nietzschean concept of the ubermensch (misleadingly translated as superman), he leaves the reader feeling betrayed, forced to wonder why he would opt for the obvious when he has demonstrated an ability to engage in interesting, original thought."