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Quotes: We're Still Relevant, Dammit
"Yes, the product does have to 'change with the times'. Thatís perfectly fine. I get it. Every form of entertainment, be it music or movies or video games or even pro wrestling has to evolve to maintain an audience. Although saying wrestling is Ďevolvingí when WWEís main show has turned into a Gong Show-esque mish mash of bad guest hosts and even worse skits seems to be a bit misleading."
Wrestlecrap, "2009 Gooker Award"

"The next story is where I break from popular opinion even more than I usually do, but itís also the most interesting choice in the whole book: Joe Kelly and Doug Mahnkeís Whatís So Funny About Truth, Justice And The American Way? (2001). Itís easy to see why itís in here, because for a lot of people, this is the most highly regarded story for five or six years in either direction, for exactly the reason that itís a 'serious' story where Superman has to address criticism about those same 'real issues'... If you want to prove Superman is still relevant, all you have to do is tell good Superman stories. Jumping up and down and screaming 'HEY, IíM STILL RELEVANT!' is the quickest way to lose the argument that nobody was asking you to have, and itís even worse when youíre doing it by having a character beat up a parody of characters that were themselves already a parody. Itís 22 pages of DCís inferiority complex about Superman, literalized into a story that features Joe Kelly trying to do a written impression of Warren Ellis".
Chris Sims, "What DC's 'Superman - A Celebration of 75 Years' Says About Their Character"

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