(See also Marquette's online repository of my research. Want something you can't find? Email me!)

 

Loki, Black Widow and Why We’re All Living in Disneyland.” Los Angeles Review of Books (August 2021).

“What Does It Take to Create a World?: On Lynell George’s A Handful of Earth, A Handful of Sky: The World of Octavia E. Butler.” ” Los Angeles Review of Books (June 2021).

“Read More, Read Better: Review of Invoking Hope: Theory and Utopia in Dark Times by Phillip E. Wegner.” The Ancillary Review of Books (May 2021).

“What Would Adorno Say About WandaVision? ArtReview (March 2021).

“Of Course They Would: On Kim Stanley Robinson’s The Ministry for the Future. Los Angeles Review of Books (October 2020).

 

“Does Chris Ware Still Hate Fun? Review of Rusty Brown, Vol. 1.” Los Angeles Review of Books (January 2020).

 

“Some Notes on the Nonexistence of Wakanda.” Mayday (Summer 2020).

 

“Disney’s Endgame: How the Franchise Came to Rule Cinema.” Frieze (December 2019).

 

“Apocalyptic Childhood: On Cixin Liu’s Supernova Era.” Los Angeles Review of Books Los Angeles Review of Books (October 2019).

 

“Welcome to The Handmaid’s Tale Expanded Universe.” Los Angeles Review of Books (October 2019).

 

“We Are Going on an Adventure: Adrian Tchaikovsky's Children of Ruin.Los Angeles Review of Books (June 2019).

 

“Game of Thrones and the Art of the Anticlimax.” Frieze (May 2019).

 

“Why Avengers: Endgame Doesn’t Have to Make Sense.” Frieze (April 2019).

 

“Why the Marvel Cinematic Universe Can Show Us a Story, But Can’t Tell Us a Plot: Review of Avengers: Infinity War. Frieze (May 2018).

 

“For the Purposes of Education as Well as Recreation: Historical Notes on The Handmaid’s Tale (Special Edition).” Los Angeles Review of Books (April 2018).

 

“The Limits of Black Panther’s Afrofuturism.” Los Angeles Review of Books (February 2018).

 

“No Follow-Through: Review of Star Trek: Discovery, Season 1.” Los Angeles Review of Books (February 2018).

 

“Memento Mori: Richard McGuire’s Here and Art in the Anthropocene.” Deletion 13: “Memory” (Movember 2017).

 

“No, Speed Limit: John Scalzi’s The Collapsing Empire.” Los Angeles Review of Books (September 2017).

 

“Utopia in the Time of Trump: Review of Kim Stanley Robinson’s New York 2140. Los Angeles Review of Books (March 2017).

 

“Death Immortalized: Review of Cixin Liu's Death's End." The New Inquiry (October 2016).

 

"We Have Never Been Star Trek." BFI Sight & Sound (September 2016).

 

"Doktorvater." Reviews in Cultural Theory (August 2016).

 

"The Discovered Country." Los Angeles Review of Books (July 2016).

 

"Quiet, Too Quiet: Review of Cixin Liu's The Dark Forest." Los Angeles Review of Books (February 2016).

 

"From “A New Hope” to no hope at all: “Star Wars,” Tolkien and the sinister and depressing reality of expanded universes." Salon.com (December 2015).

 

"The Octavia E. Butler Papers." The Eaton Journal of Archival Research in Science Fiction 3.1 (November 2015): 42-53.

 

"Ecology 101." SFRA Review (November 2015).

 

"The Warm Equations: Review of Neal Stephenson's Seveneves and Kim Stanley Robinson's Aurora." Los Angeles Review of Books (June 2015).

"We're Sorry, The Final Frontier Is Closed." Cambridge University Press blog.

 

'I’d Rather Be in Afghanistan: Antinomies of Battle: Los Angeles.' Democratic Communiqué 26.2: "Media, Technology, and the Culture of Militarism: Watching, Playing and Struggling in the War Society." Eds. Robin Andersen and Tanner Mirrlees (Fall 2014): 39-54.

 

"Knowing No One’s Listening: Octavia Butler’s Unexpected Stories" and "'There's Nothing New / Under The Sun, / But There Are New Suns': Recovering Octavia E. Butler's Lost Parables." Los Angeles Review of Books (Summer 2014).

 

"Dystopia, Anti-Utopia, and the End of the World." SF Signal (May 2014).

 

"'Something Nightmares Are From': Metacommentary in Joss Whedon's The Cabin in the Woods." Slayage 10.2/11.1 (Fall 2013/Winter 2014).

 

“No Dads: Review of Dan Hassler-Forest’s Capitalist Superheroes.” Los Angeles Review of Books (April 2013).

 

"AprŹs Nous, le Déluge." The New Inquiry (January 2013).

 

"Struggle Forever: Review of Kim Stanley Robinson's 2312." Los Angeles Review of Books (June 2012).

 

"The End of the World." WUNC's The State of Things (Jaunary 2012).

 

"Zombies, Reavers, Butchers, and Actuals in Joss Whedon's Work." PopMatters.com (April 2011).

 

"Introduction to American Literature 83.2: 'Speculative Fictions.'" With Priscilla Wald. American Literature (June 2011): 237-249.

 

"Person of the Year: Obama, Joker, Capitalism, Schizophrenia." Hollywood Politics. Ed. Leah Murray. Cambridge Scholars Press (2010): 2-13.

 

"Introduction to Polygraph 22: 'Ecology and Ideology.'" With Lisa Klarr and Ryan Vu. Polygraph 22 (Fall 2010): 1-31.

 

"Science, Justice, Science Fiction: A Conversation with Kim Stanley Robinson." With Lisa Klarr and Ryan Vu. Polygraph 22 (Fall 2010): 201-218.

 

"Review of Mark Bould and China Mieville's Red Planets: Marxism and Science Fiction." Reviews in Cultural Theory 1.1 (June 2010): 46-51.

 

"Review of Elizabeth Young's Black Frankenstein, John Rieder's Colonialism and theEmergence of Science Fiction, and Matthew J. Costello's Secret Identity Crisis." American Literature 82.2 (June 2010): 427-429.

 

"Review of Marc Bousquet's How the University Works." Polygraph 21 (Fall 2009): 205-213.

 

"William Gibson Discusses Memory, Twitter and His Latest Novel." Independent Weekly (15 September 2010).

 

Independent Weekly archive (2006-2011).