Face to face with real geek girls


Speaking of family vacation, I’m staying with my cousins, a household that includes girls of ages 3 and 6 1/2 year old twins. Reading material scattered around includes Wimpy Kid (the new one purchased the day it became available) Dork Diaries, Ursula Vernon’s Dragonbreath, etc. For Halloween, costumes included Merida from BRAVE and Hermione Granger. […]


Ding-Dong the Twinkie’s Dead


Hostess ,  the maker of guilty pleasures such as Wonder Bread, Twinkies and Ding-Dongs have anounced they are filing for bankruptcy because of the strike by their employees protesting to accept a new contract that would reduce their wages and benefits.  This will result in over 18,500 workers losing their jobs and closing of 33 bakeries and 565 distrubtion […]


To do this weekend: NC Comicon with special appearance by The Beat and more

This weekend, following a brief birthday vacation with family, we’ll be at the NC Comicon, which kicks off this weekend at the Durham Convention Center in Durham, NC. We’re eager to experience one of a number of local conventions which seem to be growing as comics and cosplay and the comic-con experience are taking off. […]


Image teases Jimmie Robinson’s Five Weapons


Image has been running some teasers this week for Jimmie Robinson’s new book, FIVE WEAPONS. For those who only know Robinson’s work from the satirical BOMB QUEEN, you might be surprised by how enjoyable his work really is. We’re looking forward to this one — it goes on sale in February.


Nice Art: Justin White’s “Rated G” at Gallery 1988


A new show of animation-inspired pop culture homages by Justin White opens tomorrow at Gallery 1988 in LA. You can see a preview to Justin White’s “Rated G” here. Art is available as fake animation cels which would look good on most walls we rekcon.