Now, lets talk about writing “race” for comics. As the comic book audience becomes more diverse, we see a greater call for a similair diversity in our comic books. It used to be that you could get away with just showing a black man on the street. But as with … Continue Reading Writing Minorities: Race
So, Colleen Doran brought up this news item on her blog. I had planned to talk about this, but I admit, my attitude was a lot more flippant before reading Colleen’s thoughts on this. So now I am left torn. Now clearly, this was a really bad idea. A poor … Continue Reading Aqua Teen Bombs?
Now, I mentioned awhile back, Christian Music. A lot of people do not know any bands beyond Stryper, Switchfoot and Amy Grant. There have been many controversies in Christian music over the years. Once, the Prayer Chain and the 77’s were facing protests for a tour that benefited the Pediatric … Continue Reading The Top Ten Most Controversial Songs In Christian Music
Wow. This is unbelievably awful. Gee, you were raped, but we have to stop that investigatin. It says here there is a warrant for a really minor crime (in comparison). What the hell is wrong with these people?!
I found this list intriguing (partially because I know the reviewer and partially because we crossed paths more than once on the top ten).
It’s not to late to send me a list of who you think are the most influential superheroes, super villains and super teams.
It seems over the last couple weeks, DC has been put on the defense. Understandibly so. In many cases, it feels like there have been plenty of solid criticisms. The new promotion, the cancelling of titles that feature minority characters, the letter begging women to read Supergirl. It goes on. … Continue Reading On the Defense…
Let me tell you my video game history. When I was a wee lad, my uncle gave my sister and I an Intellevision. let me tell you, we were masters at Burger Time. After awhile, we got more casual and comfortable around the game system. This resulted in a glass … Continue Reading Video Games and Me…
A very interesting documentary, I recommend people check it out. It’s focus is on the MPAA and how they rate movies. And who rates these movies. The movie tries to determine who this secret group of people are who are hired to determine whether a movie gets a G, PG, … Continue Reading This Film Is Not Yet Rated
Well, I decided to take advantage of the recognition my blog has been getting. I lined up this interview here with the man himself, Booster Gold. Thom: Greetings Booster, it’s great to see you managed to elude death. I admit, DC had me pretty peeved with that bit. Booster Gold: … Continue Reading An Interview With Booster Gold (spoilers)
This is still a part of the “Advice” series. Last time we touched on how to get the attention of the elusive female reader, and we addressed how to write and draw women. This time, I am going to approach the sensitive topic of “Homosexual Characters In Super Hero Comic … Continue Reading Writing Minorities: How to Approach Gay Characters
So, in my Netflix queue, I have a few movies that are going to be arriving in the next few weeks that I have somehow just never gotten around to seeing, but feel like I should have seen them. Taxi Driver, Raging Bull and Dog Day Afternoon. But first up … Continue Reading In the Queue…
Captain Marvel can’t just stay dead? Screw you, Marvel. If he’d have been black, they would have let him stay dead…just ask Goliath.
At least, according to this article. And leader David Miscavige believes that in future, Cruise, 44, will be worshipped like Jesus for his work to raise awareness of the religion. A source close to the actor, who has risen to one of the church’s top levels, said: “Tom has been … Continue Reading Tom Cruise May Die For Your Sins…