Man of Steel is bursting with good ideas. It asks complex questions about Superman both as a character and as a mythological giant. How would the world react to a humanoid alien with superhuman abilities? […]
Congratulations on being accepted into the Georgia Institute of Technology. And on surviving high school. Go ahead, take a minute to absorb how good it feels. Now the purpose of this article is to greet […]
Since its founding, Tech has been a predominately science-based institute of learning, and today it is known as one of the leading engineering colleges in the world. But this focus on science and engineering has […]
Disney closed the video game studio LucasArts on Wed., April 4. In one sweep, the parent company of Mickey Mouse acquired LucasArts, Lucasfilm, Industrial Lights & Magic and Skywalker Sound for around four billion dollars […]
Waid has managed to shake off the shadows and focus on the character. What writer Mark Waid has accomplished with Daredevil is remarkable. Ever since Frank Miller got his hands on ol’ Hornhead back in […]
The graphic novelist John Arne Sæterøy is more widely known by his simple pseudonym Jason. Born in Molde, Norway in 1965, Jason has become an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator for his graphic novels. He […]
First awarded in 1929, The Oscars are the oldest media award. Similar awards such as the Grammys, Tonys and Emmys were all modeled after the film industry’s award ceremony. The Academy Awards officially changed its […]
Brian K. Vaughan returned to comics early last year to start a brand new series at Image Comics entitled Saga, with all artistic duties falling to Fiona Staples. The premise is fairly simple: a Romeo […]
Men and women in tights are becoming an integral aspect of our pop culture. It’s true that I’m regularly asked, “They still make comics?” But thanks to cinema and television the comic book industry, which […]
The Producers was the first movie written and directed by the famous Mel Brooks, back in 1968. In 2001, he and writer Thomas Meehan co-wrote the book for a stage musical adaptation. Brooks created all […]
Louise Erdrich’s latest novel, The Round House, is a little bit of a mystery, a little bit of revenge and a little bit of a coming-of-age story for teenage boys living on Native American reservations. This menagerie is paradoxically the book’s greatest strength and weakness.
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is fondly remembered by children of the nineties as a fairy tale with funny talking clocks and terrifying monsters, both anthropomorphic and human. It was adapted for the stage and enjoyed a successful Broadway run from opening night to 2007.
Michael Chabon’s latest novel is set in Oakland, California, around two men who run a record store. The book is a love letter to records, terrible C-list action flicks and cars with names like Toronado.