Gotch Your Geek-a-Goin’?

Comic-Con just concluded yesterday and, by all accounts, it was the OMG Totes Bessevah! I Googled that. It’s pretty positive. So everyone had a good time and huge billion dollar companies got to act like kids for a few days. No harm no foul as far as I’m concerned. But this year saw the hype taken to levels not seen since John, Paul, George and Ringo posed for Playgirl. And the reason for that is the convergence of the DC universe finally hitting its cinematic stride just as the Marvel…

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The Real Teen Titans

Kids These Days, besides being the name of a great band who unfortunately disbanded when they grew up to become Adults These Days, is also one of those easily dismissive terms that gets tossed in the direction of our youth. It is both belittling and degrading. It assumes that the young are not worthy of our attention in any regard. And it is a uniquely American phenomena. While almost all cultures have a “respect your elders” custom which is enforced to varying degrees, none actually treat their young as third…

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Happy 4th of July

By popular request here’s the history of the Declaration of Independence. A document that almost no one has read. I’ll fix that here today. ******* If you’re curious why everything you think you know about the Fourth of July is wrong, just click here and get the real skinny on the holiday. If you just want a bunch of trivia based around the date, then click here and have fun. But if you want to know why you have been celebrating the whole concept on the wrong day and why…

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