Geoff Boucher

staff writer for the Los Angeles Times

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Staff writer covering pop culture for the Los Angeles Times

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Kids and delayed adolescents aren’t the only Americans drawn to Superheroes in comic books and multiplex theaters.  Serious scholars are studying the mythological archetypes that get…

How do our Superheroes define us?

Kids and delayed adolescents aren’t the only Americans drawn to Superheroes in comic books and multiplex theaters.  Serious scholars are studying the mythological archetypes that get…

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Two weeks before the Iraq invasion, the Dixie Chicks' lead singer Natalie Maines told a London audience, "We're ashamed the President of the United States is from Texas."  The group…

Dixie Chicks Find Vindication, Take Home Five Grammys

Two weeks before the Iraq invasion, the Dixie Chicks' lead singer Natalie Maines told a London audience, "We're ashamed the President of the United States is from Texas."  The group…

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