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Matthew Jackson

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Matthew Jackson is a blogger, critic, fiction author and Batman enthusiast from Rosebud, Texas who's been a regular contributor to Blastr since September, 2011. In addition to his work at Blastr, his film criticism appears weekly in The Huntsville Item, a Houston area newspaper, and his book reviews appear monthly in BookPage magazine. His fiction has appeared in Weird Tales magazine, and elsewhere on the web his nonfiction has appeared at Strange Horizons, StackedBooks.org and NerdBastards.com. Follow him on Twitter at @awalrusdarkly.

The Olympics might be the biggest thing on TV right now, but many of our summer shows are still soldiering on, and some are doing quite well even in the face of stiff competition. True Blood continues to dominate, Lost Girl's holding on to its viewers and Falling Skies had another good Sunday. Meanwhile Wilfred, Futurama and Alphas weren't so lucky.
It's been three months since Joss Whedon's The Avengers hit theaters and became one of the biggest movies ever, and ever since we saw it we've been wondering if Whedon would come back to bring his particular brand of awesome to a sequel. Well, now it's official—but apparently Avengers 2 isn't the only thing we can expect from Earth's Mightiest Director.

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