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Will Huston recently wrote me an email asking me to write about the appeal of Superman: You’ve already done insightful pieces on Lois Lane and Lex Luthor, but I need something to sell people on reading Superman. A lot of my friends think he’s boring, or overpowered, which I don’t get, but I’m having trouble [...]
So the Amazing Race (also known as “The Only Reality Show I Like”) premiered again last night for its eighteenth season, also known as “Unfinished Business” due to its complement of returning racers. This time, we kicked off with a fairly serious bang; clearly, the producers’ attitude this time is, “You all know the rules, [...]
Posit the first: the Guardians of the Universe are the super-evolved descendants of the Smurfs, who existed in the universe prior to the current DC Universe. vs. Posit the second: the Smurfs are evolutionary offshoots of the Guardians of the Universe, much like the Controllers or Zamarons, who eventually forgot their history. DISCUSS.
Firestorm suffers from a unique problem in comics, which is that he’s too powerful. This is actually a rare thing to have happen. People complain that Superman is too powerful, but Superman gets an out because he’s Superman and his stories are often about the problems of being that powerful, particularly in relation to his [...]
It looks like we’re not going to need to put in a captcha/registration system after all – not even one that uses cute kitties and doggies – as James has brilliantly managed to fix the WordPress theme problem that was causing the various spamblock plugins to fritz out, and they’re working excellently now. This is [...]
In the next couple of days I’m probably going to be installing a captcha system of some sort for commenting, simply because spam comment traffic has grown so intense that I’m literally killing 100-200 spam comments a day at this point. I don’t like the idea of having to do it, because captcha is a [...]