I've been predicting that #MisterSniffer would have an episode of incontinence live on TV.
I did not predict he'd shit himself in the Vatican in front of the Pope. That's friggin' comedy gold.
That same-sex relationship is just one of the ways that Jonathan Kent, who goes by Jon, is proving to be a different Superman than his famous father. Since his new series, Superman: Son of Kal-El, began in July, Jon has combated wildfires caused by climate change, thwarted a high school shooting and protested the deportation of refugees in Metropolis.
"The idea of replacing Clark Kent with another straight white savior felt like a missed opportunity," Tom Taylor, who writes the series, said in an interview. He said that a "new Superman had to have new fights — real world problems — that he could stand up to as one of the most powerful people in the world."
Though Superman is not the first L.G.B.T.Q. hero, and will not be the last, comics experts said that there was something particularly momentous about Superman coming out.
"It is not Northstar, who your aunt has never heard of," said Glen Weldon, the author of "Superman: The Unauthorized Biography," and the co-host of the Pop Culture Happy Hour on N.P.R. "It's not Hulkling. It's not Wiccan. It's not Fire and Ice. It's not Tasmanian Devil. It is Superman. That counts for something — just in terms of visibility, just in terms of the fact that this is going to attract attention."
|Notice that fall-off-the-cliff in 1991-1994?|
Translation: "Fuck off, anti-vaxers! No school for you!"
When asked for a statement, a spokesperson said the university is following the directive of Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health in creating a vaccination policy for the institution.
No further explanation was provided for why students learning remotely would have to be fully vaccinated.
"In consultation with public health experts, we believe that vaccines are critical to the health of our campus community," a spokesperson for the university said in a statement. "In addition to vaccines, other public health and university health and safety measures such as masking and adhering to gathering limits, will go a long way to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 with will allow us to move forward as a community."
A large gathering of McMaster University students attending an event dubbed 'Fake Homecoming,' or 'FOCO' over the weekend, has drawn criticism.
McMaster Vice-Chancellor David Farrar says that "several thousand" students attended the event in the Ainslie Woods area of Hamilton and that "disruption [and] disrespect of property" occurred.
Hamilton Regional Police (HRP) were called to attend the event just after 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 2. According to police, by 2 p.m., the crowd had grown to over 5,000 attendees.
Over the course of the day, police arrested and charged two individuals for Liquor Licence Act Offences, as well as five individuals for Breach of the Peace/Cause Disturbance.