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In early 2006, I began hanging out with a group of (mostly) like-minded comics bloggers I’d come into contact with through Fanboy Rampage. I wasn’t doing much writing at the time, as I was still suffering from a catastrophic case of burn-out caused by some frustrating collaborative experiences around the turn of the millennium. Yet […]
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Someone — I forget who — once told me that the ideal gift is something that the receiving party didn’t realize they wanted. It’s an easy concept to grasp, but a difficult one to execute – – unless you’re my kid brother, whose Christmas present to me was an original Talky Tawny cel from the […]
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This is the final installment of my exploration of horror themes in early 1950s Captain Marvel Adventures stories. While there’s quite a bit of ground I didn’t get to cover (perhaps I’ll pick up the thread again during next year’s countdown), I thought it only right and proper to close things out with a panel […]
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Maybe the Talking Tiger has a point. Perhaps I should reconsider my decision to be an embittered recluse and try to be more upbeat and see the positive things in life. That’s it, then. I’m going to embrace positivity as soon as I finish checking out these videogame, political, and comics news feeds and.. … […]
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I never fell for the hype. I was too familiar with the cultural and institutional landscape to fall for a bunch of homilies, no matter how uplifting they were. Even so, I was glad when the results came in that night. They may not have heralded a radical transfomation, but they did mark another welcome […]
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A talking tiger? Or just another corporate fat cat?
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To the town of Fawcett City strode a tiger one fine day… Tried to speak to folks around him but they didn’t have too much to say… No one dared to ask his business no one dared to make a slip… For the tiger there among them had a big iron on his hip… A […]
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All is right with my world again. Recommended listening: Children by the million can’t be wrong.
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…and the ennui kicks in with a vengeance. Recommended listening: Anyone have an oversized powder blue suit jacket I can borrow?
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Now that the house’s primary source of clutter is temporarily out of the picture, I’m going to try and impose a little order on seething cauldron of chaos our front room has become. Recommended listening: I’ve been here, there, everywhere…I still can’t find the source of that funky smell coming from the far end of […]