Do not give Sophie Campbell a magic button

Comic artist Sophie Campbell (formerly Ross Campbell) wants to magically kill every Republican politician in Washington DC. We know this because that’s what she wrote on Twitter today. If it’s on Twitter, it must be true. I guess it’s a good thing she wants to do it magically because magic isn’t real. I’m not a … Continue reading “Do not give Sophie Campbell a magic button”

Wil Wheaton’s TableTop season four

I found this schedule on Reddit for the fourth season of “geek icon” Wil Wheaton’s TableTop. It’s interesting in that each episode has two release dates. Most episodes will premiere on the paid subscription streaming service Alpha. Then, two or three months later, they will publish the episodes on YouTube. The first two episodes of TableTop season … Continue reading “Wil Wheaton’s TableTop season four”

There is a new Superman and he is Chinese

I haven’t been following what’s going on in the world of comic books these days, especially superhero comic books. Movies have taken the place of actual comic books when it comes to superhero storytelling. It would seem that I’ve been missing a lot. For instance, Superman is now Chinese. It appears from the cover art … Continue reading “There is a new Superman and he is Chinese”

2015 Hugo Awards nominees announced

The 2015 Hugo Award nominees were announced yesterday, and the list of nominees is reportedly rife with controversy. I wouldn’t know. I look at the list of finalists for Best Novel, do a quick mental check to see if I’ve read any of them, and then generally move on with my Internet browsing.  The list of … Continue reading “2015 Hugo Awards nominees announced”

If you have a problem with the Redskins' name or mascot, I have some advice for you

The Washington Redskins went to Minnesota to play the Vikings this past Sunday and they did what they do best: they lost. The final score was 29 to 26. Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III made his triumphant return in the losing effort and played fairly well, considering the amount of rust he has acquired sitting … Continue reading “If you have a problem with the Redskins' name or mascot, I have some advice for you”

Why I changed my mind about the Redskins controversy

With football season fast approaching, I’ve been thinking more about the controversy surrounding the name of the Washington Redskins. I’ve changed my mind. I no longer think the name should be changed. What made me change my mind? This photo, for one: The r-word? Anyone who wants to equate the n-word to the word Redskins … Continue reading “Why I changed my mind about the Redskins controversy”