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Author Archives: Chris McVetta

Chris McVetta is a writer and comedian from Cleveland, Ohio. He is a graduate from Cleveland State University and an alumni of The Second City comedy writing program. His first job in journalism was as an Editorial Assistant working with Harvey Pekar ("American Splendor") at The Free Times. Most recently, his was invited to speak at the Ray Browne conference on Pop Culture at Bowling Green State University.

The Eternal Question: Is Originality Dead in Hollywood?


Is creativity on its deathbed in Hollywood? Is there nothing new under the pop-culture sun? Read More »

Johnny Manziel: The Superman to Save Cleveland?

Johnny Cleveland (Credit: Cleveland Plain Dealer)

As far as "heroes" go, they come and go relatively quickly on the shores of Lake Erie. All we can really hope for (as icons go) is that Manziel is more like Kal-El at the end of a draft day. Read More »

‘Mad Men’ and Beyond: A Swan Dive into the Final Season


What will become of Don Draper and the rest of the partners of Sterling Cooper as they hurtle towards the end of an era? Read More »

The Jedi Mind Tricks of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’


May the Force be with you. Always. Read More »

Why a Hollywood Adaption of ‘The Atom’ Would Be Smashing


It's time for the Amazing Atom ...the Astounding Atom ....uh, the Smashing Atom. Read More »

An Ode To Target (Oh Brother, Can You Spare A Five-And-Dime?)

Like some discarded, discounted underwear and my very soul, everything, it seems, is on sale at Target! Read More »

Dear Scrubs: Puh-leeze Come Back For Season 8, Won’t You, Sally?

Everything comes down to poo: Scrubs deserves a(nother) final, farewell season to say goodbye to its loyal fans, Newbie! Read More »

Take Tragedy By The Horns For St. Patrick’s Day

An ode to St. Patrick's Day: It's just not for breakfast anymore! Read More »

A Scooby-Thesis For The Kiddies

Scooby-Doo reflected turbulent changes during an entire decade when the world was redefining itself. Read More »

What Is A Communications Major?

What color is my pop culture parachute anyway? Read More »