Obligatory Best of List for the Dumpster Fire Year That was 2017

2018-01-01T20:44:52+00:00

2017 is officially over and frankly, good riddance. Among the vast amount of awful this past year brought we saw a once lauded political institution (know colloquially as “The United States”) become a world-wide punchline and a seemingly endless stream of celebrities and other men in positions of power get [...]

Obligatory Best of List for the Dumpster Fire Year That was 20172018-01-01T20:44:52+00:00

Star Trek: Discovery is Great – Too Bad I’ll Never See It Again

2017-09-27T21:56:36+00:00

Last Sunday something happened that I’ve been waiting for a long, long time. Star Trek returned to television for the first time in 12 years. Star Trek: Discovery premiered on CBS and to fans it was not only welcomed, it was praised. Because, you see, for the first time in [...]

Star Trek: Discovery is Great – Too Bad I’ll Never See It Again2017-09-27T21:56:36+00:00

The Lord of Light: Jack Kirby’s Concept Art for Argo

2017-09-29T11:13:57+00:00

This post was originally published on May 26, 2015  Remember that time Jack Kirby's art helped rescue six hostages in Iran? If you've seen the film Argo you should.  If you missed that part you can be forgiven, the details were a bit glossed over in the movie. If you [...]

The Lord of Light: Jack Kirby’s Concept Art for Argo2017-09-29T11:13:57+00:00

Collected Edition: Episode 2: Godland

2018-02-10T10:45:21+00:00

Hello everyone and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. On this episode we discuss Godland Vol. 1: Hello Cosmic! the 2005 series by Joe Casey and Tom Scioli published by Image Comics. In addition [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 2: Godland2018-02-10T10:45:21+00:00

Collected Edition: Episode 1: Immortal Iron Fist

2018-02-10T10:45:27+00:00

Hello everyone and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. On this episode we discuss Immortal Iron Fist Vol. 1: The Last Iron Fist Story written by Matt Fraction and Ed Brubaker and art by David [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 1: Immortal Iron Fist2018-02-10T10:45:27+00:00

NerdSync’s History of the Adam West Batman

2017-06-30T14:38:41+00:00

NerdSync is a pretty great channel over on the YouTube that deals with all things comic book related. Everyone should head on over there and just watch everything because, if you like comics, this is the place to find thoughtful and insightful takes on history, trivia and philosophy of the [...]

NerdSync’s History of the Adam West Batman2017-06-30T14:38:41+00:00

Blade Runner Trailer as 40s Style Noir

2017-05-29T20:38:04+00:00

With the new Blade Runner 2049 due to be released later this year I've been obsessively going back over all the related material associated with it including: All 5 versions of the film, the original Philip K. Dick novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep that it was loosely based on and [...]

Blade Runner Trailer as 40s Style Noir2017-05-29T20:38:04+00:00

The Definite Article: UPDATE: New Launch date Thursday, June 1

2017-09-29T22:10:36+00:00

UPDATE: Due to unexpected and unusual circumstances the launch of the podcast has been postponed. We could go into excruciating detail here but basically...stuff happens. The new launch date will be Thursday, June 1. The inaugural episode will still be the Tom Baker classic: The Face of Evil by Chris [...]

The Definite Article: UPDATE: New Launch date Thursday, June 12017-09-29T22:10:36+00:00

A Nation of Immigrants & Refugees: A Call for Kindness

2017-02-11T12:34:52+00:00

Editor's Note: I originality wrote this back in 2015 I thought it could use a re-post.   My great-great-grandfather came here from Ireland. He did so to escape famine, civil war and oppression. He left everything he knew – family, friends and culture - to come to America and create [...]

A Nation of Immigrants & Refugees: A Call for Kindness2017-02-11T12:34:52+00:00

The Master of the Mystic: 2016’s Best End Credit Song

2017-01-02T21:54:43+00:00

So 2016 is over (finally) and it was...let's go with interesting. But amid all the disappointment, despair and downright disgust (lots of alliteration - eat your heat out Stan Lee) there was one bright point - The end credit song from Doctor Strange: The Master of the Mystic. Marvel films have [...]

The Master of the Mystic: 2016’s Best End Credit Song2017-01-02T21:54:43+00:00
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