Rick Olney has passed away

Comic book convention promoter Rick Olney has passed away. He was 58. To say Olney was somewhat controversial in the world of comic book fandom is perhaps an understatement. He had run-ins with a good many comic book professionals over money, none more public than with comic book writer Gail Simone. It was the basis … Continue reading “Rick Olney has passed away”

The truth about cold weather football

They show the temperature was zero degrees with a wind chill of minus-32. I remember it being minus-40, but maybe it’s warmed up 8 degrees since then.

They show the temperature was zero degrees with a wind chill of minus-32. I remember it being minus-40, but maybe it’s warmed up 8 degrees since then.

In Harms Way

This is an illustration of aircraft B-52G 0248. It’s too small to see, but the nose art shows that this aircraft had the nickname of “In Harms Way”. There is a story that goes along with the nickname. Then again, don’t most nicknames have a story? This is the B-52G that was accidentally hit with an AGM-88 … Continue reading “In Harms Way”