Welcome to The Beat’s new home at Publishers Weekly! We’re still figuring a few things out, like categories and the sidebar and so on. But we have comments back and would LOVE to hear from you. We’ll be having our very own shakedown cruise over the next few days. We’re still getting used to WordPress, […]

Heroes Con ’06 Photo Parade

With a heaping helping of southern hospitality, aided by caffeine infusions at all hours, and only slightly impeded by the terror of BAGWORMS, Heroes Con ’06 was the friendly yet star-studded fest that everyone was expecting. Kudos to Shelton Drum and his crew for pulling it all off. We’re still working on our general remarks, […]

Xavier found in Gaslamp

Tom Galloway writes to tell us: Was surfing around to see what the Gaslamp Quarter restaurant scene looks like this year when I happened on an entry for the new-since-last-year Xavier’s Bar and Grill. Poor guy loses his mutant powers and gets kicked out of his own school and the best he can do is […]