The Monuments Men: A Movie with a Slow Soul

By: Amy Whalen Deger When the trailer for The Monuments Men premiered I was intrigued.  I did a little digging and found that it was based on a book which was based on a true story.  The book, by Robert M. Edsel is called The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt…

Detective Comics Newest Story Arc ‘Icarus’

by: Bob Holt I have talked about my love of Batman on this blog, and especially defending his greatness on Twitter, but I haven’t actually discussed a Batman comic book yet. Admittedly, most of my favorite Batman storylines were written in the 80’s and 90’s. I am a lapsed comic collector, but have recently gotten…

A Bit of a Favor

Here at Culture Babble we have been making podcast friends left and right, but we do have some original podcast friends and they could use our help.  The guys at History of Bad Ideas podcast are currently in second place and in need of your vote to be the Podcast of the Month on Podcastland.com. Click…

World Cup Update: What happened to Landon Donovan?

By Matt Deger Monday, June 16. The US will play Ghana in their first game of this world cup. Just a few short weeks ago US coach Jurgen Klinsmann shocked a large part of the US Soccer world by announcing a World Cup roster that didn’t include, Landon Donovan, the all-time leading US scorer.  There are several…