Monthly Archives: December 2007

Back Issue Bonanza

‘Tis the season and all that for your local comic stores to have their annual back issue sales. Even if they’re not, that $20 you got in that card from Grandma is burning a hole in your pocket, and what better way to spend it than by filling the holes in your collection?

Unbelievable Hubris or The USA Network is filled with Idiots

In what has to be one of the most stupid pinheaded moves I have ever had  the misfortune to see, USA Network has ripped the testicles off of a live bear in the new reality series Grizzly Moil  announced the cancellation of both The 4400 and The Dead Zone.. The appallingly growing lack of interesting […]

The News That Shook Middle Earth

For the past 3 years there has been an ongoing battle between Peter Jackson, who directed all of the Lord Of The Rings Movies and New Line Cinema. Jackson has complained that profits were understated and New Line has screamed breach of contract when Jackson pulled out of The Hobbit project and have engaged in […]

Time To Watch The Dreck

So, here’s the deal. For the foreseeable future, we as a viewing consumer organism will be abused by the Mega-Media Companies as lab rats. We will be subjected to Reality Programming, Game Show Programming, anything currently “In The Pipe” Programming and an insufferable steaming pile of reruns.

Another franchise that Will Smith can kill

Some things just cannot be forgiven. I speak of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, cohort of DJ Jazzy Jeff, Will Smith. His crimes against the genre are…..sigh… know, I just cant do here’s what we are gonna do

Buffy and Vikings

This week in Marvel and DC… who cares? The latest issue of Buffy The Vampire Slayer came out from Dark Horse Comics…

Heroes – And Now We Wait

Tim Kring has done an amazing job of resurrection. No apologies are needed, everybody is allowed to take a wrong turn from time to time (see Battlestar Galactica Razor). What I like is the fact that Kring took personal responsibility for getting this amazing franchise back on track.

Be Amazed, Be Very Amazed

Tin Man, the upcoming week, the writers strike update, and why I love Rachel Ray.

Comics update

Hell froze over as a new issue of All-Star Batman & Robin hit the stands this week. You may not remember the last time this happened, as the printing press had just been invented and Gutenberg was going on about how Bibles were both literature AND furniture.

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