Geoff Hoppe

Geoff Hoppe

I'm a freelance writer.

World history, American history, English literature, American literature, graphic novels

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Grad 2 school overall meme article

6 Shades of Scalable

Grad school-- maybe surprisingly-- actually provides some pretty good prep for the real world.

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The Gift

Adult situations, Calvin and Hobbes-style.

The Gallows

The verb is "slasher" in "slasher film" for a reason: edged weapons are more practical than nooses.

Antwan Pixley: There is no testimony without a test

A profile of D.C.-area publisher, musician and entrepreneur Antwan Pixley. This was a great opportunity to write in a different style.


Modernism: Designing a New World, 1914--1939

An article on the Corcoran Gallery's 2008 Modernism exhibit, found on pages 10-13.


One of the directors of Blair Witch goes back to the woods with Bigfoot. The result is hilarious, but I doubt that's what he was going for.

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Classroom 6

or, A Series of Unfortunate Scenes.

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Zack Snyder's 300

I review Zack Snyder's 300. Hilarity ensues.

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Show me a Geat with a shaved chest and I'll show you a Nicholas Sparks book without cliches.

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Who Watches the Pretentious?

A reassessment of Alan Moore's famous comic book.

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Willow Creek

I almost guarantee you none of these words will ever again occur together in an independent clause: Bobcat Goldthwait's well-crafted Bigfoot horror movie revitalizes the Found Footage genre.

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Wondermark creator David Malki speaks...

An interview with David Malki, creator of the Wondermark web comic. I love it when humorists are funny in real life.

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Alan Moore's Lost Girls

Alan Moore's pornographic magnum opus had me more than miffed.

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The Simpsons Movie

It seems like only yesterday people were making themselves into Simpsons characters on Facebook...