2021-06-04: 🎥A Quiet Place Part II: 👍🏻. Actually being able to go to the movies: 👍🏻.

2021-05-18: Why Apple’s Products Lost Their Color With new, colorful iMacs about to come out, I thought I’d share my guess on why the Jony Ive …

2021-05-04: Writing about the (hearsay) reasons for the Dark Angels’ color change last week got me curious about …

2021-04-30: Why the Dark Angels Really Changed from Black to Green Continuing my series on the Dark Angels from Warhammer 40,000 (one, two), I wanted to write about …

2021-03-18: Wonder Woman Doesn't Say Hello In the third issue of Final Crisis (2008) by Grant Morrison and JG Jones, Wonder Woman, fighting …

2021-03-12: Dark Angels Apothecaries As a follow-up to my previous piece about the Dark Angels, I wanted to take a look at how …

2021-03-06: Film Crit Hulk has been writing good pieces on WandaVision. Here’s his article on the last episode. …

2021-03-03: Shoulder Pads of the Dark Angels Of all the things I have opinions and knowledge about, surely some of the least important must be …

2021-01-22: Having been an 80s Nick at Nite viewer, I feel like WandaVision was made just for me. I’m …

2020-11-27: Christmas Playlist ’20 I’ve been carefully building a Christmas playlist for over a decade, adding one track a year. There …

2020-11-21: Finished up Queen’s Gambit tonight. 👍🏻 Here’s Garry Kasparov talking about working on the show.

2020-11-01: This week’s DuckTales has a bit where Uncle Scrooge, Della, and Louie are caught in a gravity trap. …

2020-10-14: A few thoughts on yesterday’s Apple event. The iPhone has now reached a point, I think, where it’s …

2020-09-10: Apple Music Hits is doing a block of songs about cars. They just played “The Passenger” …

2020-09-10: Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is on sale for $15 for the Switch. Good, classic JRPG with art …

2020-08-14: Old Times There are Not Forgotten The story yesterday about Good Humor hiring The RZA to write a new jingle to replace “Turkey …

2020-07-21: Here’s a short story by Jodorowsky and Mœbius, In the Heart of the Impregnable Metabunker, part of …

2020-07-06: Made a friend on my run.

2020-06-21: As much as I like His Dark Materials, it took me a while to get around to its spinoff series The …

2020-06-13: Ten years ago Flex Mentallo was a rare comic that could never be reprinted due to convoluted legal …

2020-06-10: Okay, Doom Patrol, I like your show a lot, but I’m halfway through and you’ve blown two …

2020-06-09: I’ve had Apple’s Magic Keyboard for a few months now and thought I’d write a bit about it. In short, …

2020-06-09: I’ve been expecting the Mac line to get a redesign as rumored here for a quite a while. The …

2020-06-08: The kids and I are all really liking HBO Max’s new Looney Tunes Cartoons.

2020-06-03: A short thought experiment: Imagine that walled garden social networks never caught on. Instead, …

2020-06-01: Doom Patrol has good music. By which I mean music that Gen X types who read the Grant Morrison & …

2020-05-30: If you’ve never seen the original Japense Godzilla (not the Americanized version), you should. It’s …

2020-05-29: Cast iron skillet pizza with roasted garlic and rosemary. (Baby Yoda’s having a frog.)

2020-05-28: Takenoko. 🎲

2020-05-27: At the start of this century I had a magic box attached to my TV with a well-designed remote. I’d …

2020-05-26: The Up Next list in the Mac Music app should really be a source list like your playlists, which …

2020-05-24: The kids watched Labyrinth (again). 📽

2020-05-20: I feel like every store I go into should be selling 5-packs of cloth masks but I’ve seen exactly …

2020-05-19: I like that two of the best mainstream comics being made right now are Lois Lane and Superman’s Pal, …

2020-05-14: Distance learning is going well.

2020-05-06: I made a Fleischer Studios Superman t-shirt for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. It looks great …

2020-05-04: Setting up the next week’s Dracula Live tweets is a task I do weekly that would be unbearable …

2020-05-02: Short Magic Keyboard review: it’s great in all the ways people have been saying. I generally prefer …

2020-04-27: imported Breath of the Wild soundtrack today, I think. 💿

2020-04-26: It’s easy to forget how unlikely it was the Switch would work so well as a true hybrid system. Both …

2020-04-22: If you have Apple TV+, watch the fifth episode of Mythic Quest, “A Dark Quiet Death.” It’s a …

2020-04-15: Here’s my mask selfie featuring the 🍣😷 sushi mask my wife made.

2020-04-13: When Force Awakens came out a popular comment was that where Lucas had, in Star Wars, remixed all …

2020-04-12: I’m watching Superman: The Movie with the kids. So far it’s going over really well.

2020-04-08: I took a quick trip to the store this morning. There were only a few people out but every one was …

2020-04-04: Ten years ago I’d not have predicted that “dead dad movie I only want to watch once” would become a …

2020-04-03: Tonight I’m supposed to be on an airplane to visit family in Italy. Yesterday my daughter was …

2020-04-02: “The Tales of Ba Sing Se” is a masterpiece. What’s amazing is it’s just one of many Avatar pulled …

2020-04-02: Yes, properly endongled, you can use an Apple Extended Keyboard II with an iPad.

2020-04-02: First Animal Crossing: New Horizons comes along to make staying at home easier, then a new DuckTales …

2020-04-02: Maybe 40–50% of the customers in my Giant grocer were wearing masks this morning. Nearly …

2020-03-30: I think about David Simon’s take on The Walking Dead from time-to-time. I found around …

2020-03-28: Is there any argument for checking out the extended Hobbit movies? I didn’t love the theatrical …

2020-03-25: With my wife and kids in the house all the time and thus no emergency calls from the school or …

2020-03-25: I’d like a collection of Denny O’Neil’s Batman work with the original colors. The only ones you can …

2020-03-25: A few summers ago I did some work fixing up the famous Superman shorts from Fleischer Studios. A fan …

2020-03-22: We are not leaving the house most days (walks aside) but when we do, we try to have only one adult …

2020-03-18: With full mouse and keyboard support and Apple’s chips, it’d be nice to be able to play real PC …

2020-03-18: Of all the things Apple specifically calls out in the new iPad Pro video, it’s AR. They …

2020-03-16: In which I confess I’ve been hoarding essential supplies for years.

2020-03-14: Periodic reminder that you should not force-quit iOS apps. Use the time you’ll save to wash …

2020-03-12: If wonder if some day we’ll have the technology to make old airline tickets remove themselves from …

2020-03-10: I don’t love that Zoom winds up a big winner in all this. They knowingly built spyware into their …

2020-03-09: Oh good, my travel power adapter just arrived for my vacation next month. Now just to log onto the …

2020-03-08: Really trying to cut calories but then a novelty soft drink flavor appeared in my 🛒.

2020-03-06: Consider perhaps that “white male political Twitter” isn’t giving you a full view of the electorate.

2020-03-03: Happy Super Tuesday to those who celebrate! It’s a rare case where we’re voting in an election that …

2020-03-01: It’s been neat finally watching Discovery and realizing I’ve gotten almost no spoilers about it. …

2020-02-27: This week’s Giant-Size X-Men: Jean Grey + Emma Frost is a direct homage to New X-Men 121 by Morrison …

2020-02-27: I very much enjoy Joe Pera Talks With You (and you might, too).

2020-02-27: Changed up my desk friends. I wish there were a 13 minifigure.

2020-02-26: Here’s a picture of a red panda at the National Zoo about a year ago.

2020-02-26: A reason for dumping the electoral college that I don’t hear often is how disenfranchising it is. If …

2020-02-25: Aang & Katara & Sokka & Appa.

2020-02-20: I’ve been watching Picard and I guess I want to like it a bit more than I actually do? I’m also …

2020-02-20: GIF of Dan Aykroyd saying, “Wanna see something really scary?” from The Twilight Zone but then it’s …

2020-02-20: Here’s the official Lego store’s page for The Razor Crest 75292 for your pre-ordering needs. Comes …

2020-02-16: I’ve been rewatching Justice League. Dwayne McDuffie sure was a talent.

2020-02-14: Here’s Strange Days, a Batman short set in 1939 that Bruce Timm directed in ’14.

2020-02-10: I’m glad the right movie won Best Director and Best Picture, and also that Taika Waititi won …

2020-02-09: I’m ready to endorse the “___ + Abrams 2020” ticket.

2020-02-08: What I Might Add to Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Since going to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in January, I’ve been thinking about what …

2020-02-07: You should consider donating to a political campaign, but do not give your credit card to someone …

2020-02-06: You can now turn off auto-playing previews in Netflix. Now they just need to stop interrupting the …

2020-02-05: One of the reasons I’ve never gotten much into digital comics is that while on the surface they seem …

2020-01-31: Consider giving money to a political campaign.

2020-01-22: Mandalorians.

2020-01-21: I’ve more or less tuned out of impeachment stuff for my own mental well-being. My congressmen …

2020-01-19: I sometimes feel the real generation gap is people who were in middle school and below when Pokémon …

2020-01-18: The Mandalorian, season two. INT. A WORKSHOP ON KIJIMI Mando drops what remains of IG-11 onto a …

2020-01-18: Reading J.W. Rinzler’s The Making I’d Return of the Jedi, this bit answers a question I’ve always …

2020-01-16: I collected a bunch of links about Disney’s Galaxy’s Edge on Pinboard here. …

2020-01-16: Every Star Wars movie needed at least one more script revision. The first one was heavily changed in …

2020-01-13: I finished Rebels on Disney+. Quite good. This little bit (spoiler) is fantastic.

2020-01-10: A less saavy show than Watchmen wouldn’t have known to make the Jeremy Irons scenes a farce. It’d …

2020-01-09: Lego has a forthcoming AT-ST Walker set. You get Mando and Cara Dune. The question is, what set will …

2020-01-08: Currently listening to the Bowie compilation Legacy, because I couldn’t decide on a particular …

2020-01-07: Lego 75267 is a pack of four Mandalorians and a speeder. What a time to be alive.

2020-01-07: A plot hole is a logical problem in the story’s narrative. It’s when something impossible or …

2020-01-07: My pitch for a Disney+ Star Wars series: It’s a cooking competition show set at Jabba’s Palace …

2020-01-05: A few more photos from Batuu.

2020-01-04: Here’s my trusty assistant helping me build my lightsaber. And the hilt we made.

2020-01-04: How to Batuu A Spoiler-Free Account of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, and Some Tips for Travellers to Black Spire …

2020-01-02: Rising moons!

2020-01-02: Bright Suns!

2019-12-31: Start one of these at the designated time to sync up with midnight.

2019-12-31: I was going to write a whole thing about Rise of Skywalker, but basically, it’s fine. Not a great …

2019-12-30: Speaking of Knives Out, Rian Johnson’s first film, Brick, is on Netflix until Wednesday.

2019-12-30: Knives Out: 👍🏻. Daniel Craig plays it just exactly over the top enough. What a fun movie.

2019-12-29: I like that Star Wars has basically found two different ways to make westerns not boring: 1) the …

2019-12-27: Watching Mando.

2019-12-26: At some point I realized memes are like political cartoons. Rarely funny, insightful, or creative; …

2019-12-23: If iOS offloads an app because you haven’t used it lately (or you do it manually in Settings), it …

2019-12-22: Daniel Craig has been portraying James Bond for a year longer than there have been iPhones. Roger …

2019-12-17: It’s surprising Apple still doesn’t have the technology to have old movie tickets automatically …

2019-12-17: Pilsbury “Ready to Bake” Artoo sugar cookies.

2019-12-17: “New Mepiskapheles EP” isn’t something I thought I’d be getting this year. …

2019-12-17: The various Galaxy’s Edge books establish that Batuu has three suns. That’s a strange choice given …

2019-12-16: Realized the other morning that I pretty accurately remember the theme from Night Court, a show I …

2019-12-16: Here’s an Apple Music playlist by Disney Music of all the Mandalorian chapter soundtracks, updated …

2019-12-13: Studio Ghibli’s catalogue is now available for pre-order on iTunes. The movies come out Tuesday. …

2019-12-12: (And yeah, it’s probably just all Star Wars posts for the next month. Then I guess Doctor Who and …

2019-12-12: I’ve been trying to find a way to articulate this for two years now. With Rise of Skywalker …

2019-12-10: I’d wager if the Senate got Trump on the stand they could get him to admit everything and/or lie to …

2019-12-10: I’ve written down my demands for what needs to happen in Rise of Skywalker or I will take …

2019-12-09: My ideal version of Star Wars would likely not be what most people actually want to watch. It would …

2019-12-07: Finished reading Galaxy’s Edge: Black Spire, the first Star Wars book I’ve ever read, because my …

2019-12-03: Lots of good Star Wars music out these days. There’s Ludwig Göransson’s cool scores …

2019-12-02: It seems like my gaming ping goes way up when Disney+ is playing in the house. Doesn’t happen with …

2019-12-02: I know people say “this website” when referring to Twitter to belittle it (as in “it’s just a …

2019-12-02: The Ventures’ Christmas Album is a cool surf rock record you might like. 🎵

2019-12-01: A bunch of Switch games are on sale on the eShop. I picked up Ni No Kuni, which I’d been meaning to …

2019-11-30: 007 Days of 007 ’19 In the olden days they ran the “007 Days of 007” on TV. It was fun to put on around the holidays …

2019-11-29: I like that Arrow did a time loop episode where the characters have already seen Groundhog Day so …

2019-11-29: Christmas Playlist ’19 I’ve been carefully building a Christmas playlist for over a decade, adding one track a year. There …

2019-11-29: Had a nice Thanksgiving in Charlottesville. Emotions are high, though. My understanding is for every …

2019-11-27: Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus: The Musical. 👍🏻🎭

2019-11-27: A few weeks ago I made a pithy comment about how the first episode of The Mandalorian only had one …

2019-11-25: I know the Han/Greedo maclunkey scene got all the attention, but I just watched the Disney+ editions …

2019-11-24: There seems to be no way to have HomeKit change the color of a bulb without also turning it on. What …

2019-11-23: Anyway the third episode was real good. Not a knock, but it occurs to me that part of why the show …

2019-11-23: I like how some characters have multiple, unrelated powers. Spider-Man can stick to walls and sense …

2019-11-23: Equality is the essential American virtue. Gender equality is important in movie casting (& most …

2019-11-23: Ran a 5K with Girls on the Run.

2019-11-20: “Ghost Spider” is the name you come up with and write down intending to come back to it later with …

2019-11-19: Me, watching e3 of Dickinson: “This show is like Better Riverdale.” Emily Dickinson, 1 minute later: …

2019-11-15: I have been more nervous about this week’s Good Place results than anything since, and maybe …

2019-11-13: So yeah, the 1st episode of The Mandalorian has exactly one scene where a woman has a line of …

2019-11-13: Today’s MacBook Pro looks fantastic. I’m hoping it’s a first step toward what I …

2019-11-12: 19:45. Length of time before there’s a female speaking role in the first episode of The Mandalorian.

2019-11-12: Today I tweeted a bunch about Star Wars, went for a run, read a bunch about Wallachian units of …

2019-11-12: I tweeted some things about Star Wars, including some videos of the original versions of the Han vs. …

2019-11-12: Batman Beyond is “what if Batman was also Spider-Man?” Young, acrobatic hero with dead father gets …

2019-11-12: Jonathan Hickman, taking over X-Men: we need to stop killing off characters and using death as a …

2019-11-11: I’ve watched two episodes of See now and it’s bonkers in a way that all the high concept shows that …

2019-11-08: The Apple TV app is an example of Apple designing an app to look good at the expense of working …

2019-11-07: Though I’m a Lego maniac, I’m not a fan of too-large sets like this new Batmobile or the …

2019-11-05: I know we’re sort of used to it now, but man, horizontally scrolling lists of TV shows on Apple TV …

2019-11-04: You should consider seeing Parasite. Go in knowing as little as possible. 👍🏻

2019-11-03: Friends, I regret posting the trailer to Jojo Rabbit earlier. The story has delightful surprises and …

2019-11-03: You should consider seeing Jojo Rabbit. 👍🏻

2019-11-02: I didn’t think there was a single thing Arrow could do to make me care about the flash-forward plot, …

2019-11-01: Once you start your free year of Apple TV+, you’ll be signed up for a monthly subscription …

2019-10-31: Wanna hear a really scary story? Today I went into a bank in person and I made a telephone call.

2019-10-30: As a cinnamon enthusiast, I had to rush out and try Coca-Cola Cinnamon. Review: it tastes exactly …

2019-10-29: I really think scoring some runs is going to be critical to the Nationals salvaging this thing. ⚾️

2019-10-28: I’ve been making some videos about vampire-related things to promote Wallachia (and because …

2019-10-24: I’m planning to sample the assorted “Dawn of X” comics. I’m definitely in for X-Men and New Mutants, …

2019-10-19: If you like Paul Rudd’s new Netflix series Living with Yourself, check out Seconds on Amazon Prime. …

2019-10-19: Oh! An article on a website about a television program I like. Oh. It’s just a summary of the …

2019-10-17: Last thing on Superman Smashes the Klan for now: what makes this story so special is how it takes …

2019-10-17: Run, don’t walk, to get a copy of Superman Smashes the Klan. Fans of the Fleischer Superman films …

2019-10-17: HBO Max has scored streaming rights to Studio Ghibli’s catalogue. I own all of …

2019-10-16: The Yellow Line I’m not much of a sports fan. I like baseball and tennis, but I don’t have cable so I …

2019-10-14: I saw the new Addams Family movie. Here and there it got the right vibe but the story doesn’t …

2019-10-13: As the weather gets cooler we’re starting to get ants coming inside. My plan is to release a bunch …

2019-10-12: Okay, the first draft of chapter five is done, but it’s rough. I kept having this problem where it’s …

2019-10-10: I’m digging Green Day’s Fire, Ready, Aim and in general the sound of both tracks …

2019-10-09: With the new movie coming out, I recommend this collection of Charles Addams’s original New Yorker …

2019-10-05: iOS 13.2 Beta Includes Icon Depicting New AirPods Design - MacRumors I won’t hold out too much hope, …

2019-10-04: “This town needs an enema” > “Why so serious?” They both get the Joker’s chaotic evilness across, …

2019-10-04: My goal with Wallachia is not wealth beyond imagination. I’m not trying to buy a boat. I’d be happy …

2019-10-04: Many of these Apple Arcade games are 1 GB or more. If you want to delete them but not lose your …

2019-10-03: Analog WatchOS 6 faces that show numerals and not just tick marks: California Chronograph Mickey …

2019-10-02: I’m really enjoying Greg Rucka’s Lois Lane series, especially how it picks up from his Renee Montoya …

2019-10-01: I was in a Ben & Jerry’s recently and they only offer wooden spoons, which I cannot abide. I …

2019-10-01: Sometimes* I wish people had blogs where they could write paragraphs instead of 20 tweets in a row. …

2019-10-01: My daughter’s in the orthodontist’s office. I’m stuck in the waiting room listening to country music …

2019-09-27: There’s an unlikely but plausible scenario that when the next Spider-Man movie comes out in July ’21 …

2019-09-27: TV OS update seems to have undone my “match frame rate” setting. If you have a 120hz TV, turn it on …

2019-09-26: I didn’t get any really good photos of last night’s #thezonecast live show, but I wanted to post …

2019-09-26: After The Adventure Zone’s live show last night I took a short walk by The White House. It was …

2019-09-23: Another awards show trend I dislike: the little voiced-over quips while the winner is walking to the …

2019-09-22: Host-less awards shows have no personality.

2019-09-22: Another way to get at what I was thinking about the other day: would it be sensible to start Netflix …

2019-09-22: I usually use Utility, styled after the Braun watch I used to wear. The only complications I feel I …

2019-09-22: California is close to being a face I really like, but I wish the hands were solid white and I’d …

2019-09-20: If you’re getting a new iPhone and have an Apple Watch, here are Apple’s recommendations …

2019-09-19: The plan: Finish writing chapter four today. The reality: I realize a tertiary character who’s …

2019-09-19: Mac OS Catalina still doesn’t have the System 7 technology to make Finder windows remember …

2019-09-17: I submitted my iOS 13 update the morning after XCode 11 GM came out. It’s been “waiting for review” …

2019-09-15: The Good Place: The Selection The good news: There’s a The Good Place web series that bridges the …

2019-09-14: I’m guessing Apple TV+ will release shows all at once, Netflix style (aka the bad way). I …

2019-09-13: I really like the point made on @KeanuPodcast about how gentle & genuine Bill & Ted’s is. …

2019-09-13: Logic and Final Cut Pro having entirely different keyboard shortcuts for doing the same thing, …

2019-09-11: Apple TV+ seems like a strange thing. There’s little about it that Apple can inherently do better …

2019-09-11: Final Cut Pro crashes on launch in the latest Mac OS. Fortunately I was able to load it on my …

2019-09-11: Here’s Zane Lowe’s interview from yesterday with Billie Joe Armstrong, Rivers Cuomo, and …

2019-09-11: …or a hair shirt and hair pants? I don’t know. I guess the second hair shirt would only be …

2019-09-11: Today I have a sea of red marks from my editor to wade through plus the anxiety of submitting an …

2019-09-10: Sometimes I wonder what the new Thing will be that I’m too old to get. It really might be VR/AR/AR …

2019-09-10: iPod Touch didn’t get the iOS 13 GM Seed.

2019-09-10: I think the reason today’s Apple event felt a little weird is that these things are no longer a …

2019-09-09: Apple’s Basic search ads are supposed to be simple, but this is what I get when I try to log …

2019-09-05: Beyoncé as ‘Star Trek’ Characters; (a “Thread”)

2019-08-27: Halloween is over two months away but I went ahead and set this up.

2019-08-24: Enjoying the relaxing last few moments I don’t have to spend actively avoiding Rise of Skywalker …

2019-08-20: There’s also a novella, Flowers of Transylvania, that’s a prelude to the main story. It …

2019-08-20: Chapter 1 has untranslated Latin Catholic liturgy, gay Hungarian folk dancing, and a puppet show. …

2019-08-20: My app, Wallachia, is now available. I’m writing an ongoing vampire story set in 19th century …

2019-08-19: Day Zero A good number of years ago I left my job to work on something new. That something comes out …

2019-08-17: August and it’s my first Nationals game of the season. ⚾️

2019-08-16: This piece is a good look at Stephen Colbert’s lovely view of death through Catholicism and Tolkien. …

2019-08-10: Journey is out now for iOS and it’s indeed as lovely as I’d heard, but I recommend playing it on …

2019-08-10: Here’s the semi-annual late summer post from me where 1) something has reminded me that football …

2019-08-10: I had assumed The Boys wasn’t the show for me, and it seems like for about the reasons i guessed: …

2019-08-09: The way Jonathan Hickman is using the letter X in House of X and Powers of X to mean sometimes X, …

2019-08-06: I always figured that La Luna, one of Pixar’s lesser-known shorts, was based on The Distance …

2019-08-05: Can I be the lone person my age saying that while yes, it’s clearly the white supremacy and not the …

2019-07-31: Blade: Trinity is not worth your time, but if you’re going to make a movie that doesn’t work, go …

2019-07-29: The only thing less likely than the Snyder Cut being any good is the people who so desperately want …

2019-07-26: I didn’t, but if I had said last night that I couldn’t think of a particular actor’s name, know that …

2019-07-19: Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 lets you pick your team members. My daughters naturally built a team with …

2019-07-19: I realized re-reading this just now that I read Dracula in college, then last summer, then like …

2019-07-18: Over at Dracula Live, a ship is on its way to Whitby, UK carrying some large boxes from …

2019-07-18: Some day I want to open a restaurant that only sells trays of gourmet crackers like the ones on the …

2019-07-17: Happy iCal Day! 📅🎉

2019-07-16: A small pet peeve: when a foreign movie had lovingly-rendered title or credit screens but they’ve …

2019-07-13: The Tom Holland Spider-Man isn’t quite my ideal version of the character, but damn if it isn’t …

2019-07-12: Mattel is selling a Ziggy Stardust Barbie doll to mark the 50th anniversary of David Bowie’s “Space …

2019-07-11: Was there even a chance I’d get out of this McDonald’s without trying the world menu “Grand …

2019-07-11: “They said: How sir! ye have made and ordained the law, and our children be now dead, and ye would …

2019-07-11: The Legend of St. George thinks it’s a tale about the heroism of a knight slaying a dragon, but the …

2019-07-09: I haven’t played Splatoon 2 a ton lately, but I’m looking forward to the last Splatfest and hope a …

2019-07-09: I can only imagine how distasteful designing mobile games must feel. You come up with a cool idea …

2019-07-09: Woke up to the fun task of disputing specious YouTube copyright claims on the public domain Superman …

2019-07-07: I liked Spider-Man: Far from Home. It was tons of fun, but after Spider-Verse filled its soundtrack …

2019-07-06: I’ve now seen two John Wick movies. Just one more and then several dozen Fast and the Furious …

2019-07-06: I only saw Kingdom of the Crystal Skull once. Was that the right call? FWIW the end reveal didn’t …

2019-07-04: This series on Grant Morrison’s Seven Soldiers of Victory is thoughtful and well-written. It’s not a …

2019-07-03: We had a wonderful time at the Kennedy Space Center yesterday. Lots of good new stuff to see since I …

2019-07-03: I wish someone at Apple cared enough to correct the metadata on iTunes/Apple Music songs. Since the …

2019-07-02: A likely outcome of exposing the treatment of prisoners in our concentration camps will be …

2019-07-02: This soccer stuff is actually quite watchable. 🇺🇸⚽️

2019-07-01: You, too, can avoid the plot of most Toy Story movies by following my parenting rules of 1) no toys …

2019-07-01: The iPad Pro feels, to me, like it’s the culmination of Jony Ive’s design ethos. Thin, just 3 …

2019-06-30: As I sit watching a lady flick away every app on her iPhone, here’s your periodic reminder that you …

2019-06-28: There’s a section in Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview where Jobs says the problem with Microsoft …

2019-06-26: If I’m going to get up and leave the office, but the song playing in iTunes only has a few …

2019-06-23: Godzilla: King of the Monsters was fun. Overlong, and the pseudo-science was laughable, but, y’know, …

2019-06-22: Social media applications should show you an item’s existing replies before letting you add your …

2019-06-17: For Father’s Day my family got me some nephews.

2019-06-16: SwiftUI is cold-blooded in how much code it lets you remove. You’re not sure whether to hate …

2019-06-12: I saw When Marnie Was There tonight. It’s a beautiful movie told in a gentle way. There are a few …

2019-06-11: It’s a beautiful day and my polling place is about a mile away from my house so I’ve …

2019-06-08: A one act play: I have a .txt file open on my iPad. I want to save it to Files. I open Files in a …

2019-06-07: Little thing: trying to be helpful, Apple’s type system will kern Roman Numerals. In some …

2019-06-03: AR demos still really trying to make “fetch” happen.

2019-06-02: Short of buying DVDs from another region, there seems to be no way to watch Heidi, Girl of the Alps …

2019-06-01: I finished Tiamat’s Wrath. My reading has dropped off lately but I’m cutting TV series left and …

2019-06-01: Dave Coulier’s Popeye impression is to the 80s as a Scooby Doo or Muppets impression would be now.

2019-06-01: Lookin’ good, @brentsimmons.

2019-05-31: If you didn’t cancel HBO when Game of Thrones ended, you should watch Chernobyl. It’s as good as …

2019-05-30: Just about a year ago we lost my sister’s husband, Tom. His sister, Alison, is publishing a …

2019-05-29: More WWDC wishlist items: A built-in API for verifying in-app purchase receipts locally. I’d …

2019-05-24: I bookmarked these 1950s Wilkins Coffee ads to watch earlier this week and just got around to it. So …

2019-05-23: Over a week later and this piece of satire from The Onion is still sitting with me.

2019-05-19: Trivial Apple product prediction: the next major revisions of the Mac Pro, MacBook line, and iMac …

2019-05-19: Peanuts in Space is a new short mockumentary starting Jeff Goldblum and Ron Howard. It’s free on …

2019-05-12: I am very much of the opinion that the only authoritative say a writer gets is what he/she puts in …

2019-05-10: There’s a brief part in Shazam! that features the Henry Cavil Superman, except his costume is that …

2019-05-10: There’s a show on the air starring David Tennant, Allison Janney, Lin-Manuel Miranda, John Hodgman, …

2019-05-08: It’s sort of cool that GRRM gets to watch a multi-million dollar rough draft of his last book (or …

2019-05-05: I asked Siri to play party music and now it’s playing Stroke 9’s “Little Black Backpack” and thank …

2019-05-05: I have a hockey puck-sized flood sensor in the basement. If it detects water it shrieks and also …

2019-05-04: Go Comics recently syndicated the strip where Calvin has to wait 6-8 weeks for his Chocolate Frosted …

2019-05-03: Dracula Live I’ve started up a little project that I’m calling Dracula Live. Bram Stoker’s …

2019-05-02: Say what you will about YouTube, but it knows a thing or two.

2019-04-29: For what it’s worth, last night’s Game of Thrones looked good on my TV. Maybe the cable compression …

2019-04-29: Tetris 99 for the Switch is hard to put down! Very clever extension of the multiplayer game.

2019-04-28: How mad must the Game of Thrones writers have been when they found out their idea for a giant …

2019-04-26: What if that but they all had theme songs

2019-04-20: I saw popular Christmas movie Shazam! and it’s not remotely perfect but it’s fun and does the right …

2019-04-18: Friends: I have something launching two weeks from tomorrow that I’m super excited about. And …

2019-04-17: Yoshi’s Crafted World does something (lower frame rate maybe?) to make the game look like it’s stop …

2019-04-16: Voyager could have done a lot more with having the ship pick up crew from aliens they meet along the …

2019-04-16: Ooh: Iconic David Bowie songs reimagined as book covers. 👨🏻‍🎤

2019-04-10: 3.5.2 Don’t clutter the foreground I’ve picked up a few bad typographic habits writing in HTML/Markdown. From Robert …

2019-04-01: Game of Thrones’s 8th season debuts in two weeks. Consider, as we enjoy each one over the subsequent …

2019-03-30: Here’s the Scoop on DETECTIVE COMICS’ Sleek New Logo - The Beat The rare good redesign.

2019-03-29: I’d be interested to see streaming services break their offerings into tiers: one price for just …

2019-03-28: I’ve seen a bunch of takes on Apple’s Monday event that all seem to call Apple TV …

2019-03-27: Related to my post about Transformers comics, you can get all of Last Stand of the Wreckers, More …

2019-03-18: Several years ago while trying to decide how to handle a growing volume of comic storage boxes …

2019-03-12: …and DuckTales made me cry. Again.

2019-03-11: I added another item to my Thoughts on Captain Marvel about Skrulls. I think it’s an important …

2019-03-09: I saw Captain Marvel and figured I’d toss out some thoughts about it. Spoilers! Brie Larson is super …

2019-03-09: I saw the trailer for the new Spider-Man movie and I don’t love that again it’s an adult telling …

2019-03-06: This piece about how there are six collections of Captain Marvel comics numbered “volume one” serves …

2019-03-03: There’s a lot of room for subjectivity, but I won’t take your “best superhero movies” list seriously …

2019-03-01: Amazing Spider-Man started a storyline this week called “Hunted.” It’ll run for 11 issues, four of …

2019-02-28: I find the post-First Contact-style Borg nanite assimilation is less scary than the creepy body …

2019-02-25: For what it’s worth I like Ewoks. 😀 Return of the Jedi‘s problems are that: Going back to …

2019-02-25: I‘m willing to look past a movie‘s flaws if it lands the right things. Black Panther‘s third act is …

2019-02-21: And, like, they can’t all be Godfather II, obviously. Back to the Future II isn’t better than the …

2019-02-21: This year had a lot of sequels that were fine but didn’t exceed their originals by enough. Ralph …

2019-02-19: I think DS9’s “The Siege of AR-558” falls short by trying to cram a Zulu-/Rio Bravo-style siege …

2019-02-18: Cartoon Network used to air little short films called DC Nation. Many of them were fantastic. …

2019-02-15: I forgot how little chemistry Odo and Nerys have once they get together. It worked for me when he …

2019-02-15: Cool: you can link Google Play Video to Movies Anywhere and watch your movies on the Switch in the …

2019-02-15: Classical Music on Apple Music: What’s Wrong and How Apple Can Fix It - MacRumors

2019-02-15: We put on a DS9 episode. My wife is doing a few things around the house. She comes back in, asks, …

2019-02-12: I saw Bumblebee and quite liked it. I didn’t care for a lot about Michael Bay’s Transformers movies, …

2019-02-09: Nice reprints of manga sometimes strive to retain the original hand-lettered Japanese sound effects, …

2019-02-08: The Captain Marvel website is a thing of pure inspiration. Bless them.

2019-02-07: Love this. The original pencil animation used to create the illusion of people moving inside the …

2019-02-01: When my first kid was born I thought a lot about the best way to send out photos to relatives. Use a …

2019-01-31: Venezuelan cachapas. I couldn’t find queso fresco so substituted mozzarella. One of the best meals …

2019-01-30: Grilled paneer with cabbage on naan, and a Thums Up cola.

2019-01-28: The Darkest Possible Knight I enjoyed The Incomparable’s recent episode about Batman Begins. It’s a great film that …

2019-01-25: E.T.’s going over gangbusters with my kids. 😁👽📽

2019-01-17: Ditko’s design for Spider-Man’s costume is such a classic. It has a longevity and flexibility seen …

2019-01-08: 👨‍🎤

2018-12-21: I like this gag from Don Rosa’s “The Magnificent Seven (Minus 4) Caballeros!” This is from the last …

2018-12-17: The only reason I had children was to see their reaction to the end of chapter 32 of Harry Potter …

2018-12-15: Giant Days is the best comic on the stands right now. Take the latest issue, 45. It’s a follow-on …

2018-12-12: 8-Bit Jesus, an album of Christmas chiptunes by Doctor Octoroc.

2018-12-06: Post-TNG Star Trek series grow into themselves well but squander good story options early on. …

2018-12-06: Half of helping kids do “Hour of Code” this year is teaching them to blindly click through the …

2018-12-02: ‘Black Mirror’: The Oral History of ‘San Junipero’ I hate the “oral history” format but love “San …

2018-12-01: It seems like Worf should have been promoted when he took the DS9 job, but even in season 5 he’s …

2018-11-28: It’s silly that we still can’t buy Kindle books from the Kindle app. I understand the history and …

2018-11-26: An update to my annual Christmas playlist, A Eulogy for ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside.’ 🎵🎄

2018-11-23: Christmas Playlist ’18 I’ve been carefully building a Christmas playlist for over a decade, adding one track a year. There …

2018-11-16: Here’s a neat video by Nerdwriter1 about the spell casting sound design in the Harry Potter …

2018-11-15: It’s unusual for us to get snow in November in the DC suburbs.

2018-11-14: Maps that show voting information but don’t attempt to convey population density are often being …

2018-11-13: Cartoonist Olivia Jaimes Is Giving ‘Nancy’ a New Voice Have I mentioned I really dig Jaimes’s Nancy? …

2018-11-11: The arguments in this New York Times piece, America Needs a Bigger House, that the size of the House …

2018-11-06: On a trip to visit family in Florida this week, we ditched the kids for a day and went to The …

2018-11-06: The Kwik-E-Mart at Universal Studios had plenty of Bort license plates.

2018-11-03: Lego’s Police Station set (60141) has four police minifigures, two male, two female. 👮‍♀️ 👮‍♀️ 👮 👮 👍

2018-10-31: If Lego were to annually release a series of spooky minifigures in poly bags for Halloween, I’d …

2018-10-31: Halloween Playlist Here’s my stab at a Halloween playlist. Turns out there’s a lot of silly Halloween …

2018-10-30: The correct time of the year to watch A Nightmare Before Christmas is exactly when it’s set: just …

2018-10-30: Also, since I just bought a wireless charger, I full expected AirPower to debut. I assumed its …

2018-10-30: The new iPad Pro approaches what I imagine to by Jony Ive’s ideal. All screen. No notch. And Apple …

2018-10-29: National Theater Live is showing the filmed version of Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein play, with Jonny …

2017-07-20: The Unreadable Thor You may recall that several thousand years ago humans invented the concept of sequential numbering. …

2017-05-20: Billion Dollar Limited Billion Dollar Limited This week’s Superman short, “Billion Dollar Limited,” is up. ↺ Reply ↻ …

2017-05-12: Tweet Feet You’ve probably seen this at the bottom of, well, everything on the web in the past decade: …

2017-05-12: Mild-Mannered Superman Oh, hey, I started a new little project. It’s a reconciling of a bunch of …

2017-04-08: Switch Notes I’ve had a Nintendo Switch for a week now and wanted to share a few notes about the system. …

2017-03-27: Mangold Corn: Logan, Shane, Perdition Related to my last post, here’s Logan director James …

2017-03-27: Children of X-Men After hearing universally good things about it, I finally managed to see Logan last night. I liked …

2017-01-16: I’m optimistic about the Nintendo Switch. It presents - maybe - a few opportunities for …

2016-12-10: Don Rosa, in one of the essays in the back of Fantagraphics’s recent collections of his Uncle …

2016-12-08: How to Use Amiibo in Animal Crossing: New Leaf I got a New Nintendo 3DS recently and picked up Animal Crossing: New Leaf. I’ve found lots of …

2016-11-22: Christmas Playlist 2016 I’ve been very carefully building a Christmas playlist for over a decade. I only add one song a …

2016-11-19: I have a lot to say about the election, but I’ll restrict it to one thought today: Every …

2016-11-08: Are Transformers Robots? In episode 13 of Robot or Not?, John Siracusa categorized the Transformers as robots. His evidence: …

2016-10-06: Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye My favorite comic book being published right now is Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye. No, …

2016-10-05: Election 2016 There are lots of citizens who are, I’m told, uncertain of whom to vote for on November 8. I’m going …

2015-11-27: Christmas Playlist 2015 I’ve been very carefully building a Christmas playlist for over a decade. I only add one song a …

2015-01-05: Film Crit Hulk's Bond I’ve been slowly slogging my way through Film Crit Hulk’s huge essay on the James Bond …

2014-11-28: Christmas Playlist 2014 I’ve been very carefully building a Christmas playlist for over a decade. I only add one song a …

2014-11-23: Multiversity: Pax Americana by Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely, and Nathan Fairbairn is one of the …

2014-09-15: Re: Defining a microblog post Manton Reese: [A] microblog post has these qualities: Must have an RSS feed. Does not have an RSS …

2014-09-15: Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You My Lad In this week’s “Ten Thoughts About Doctor Who”, Rich Johnston has this neat …

2014-07-28: Second Act Character Changes in Comics Marvel Comics recently announced that a female character will become Thor in an upcoming storyline, …

2014-07-02: The Term eSports Bothers Me in a Pedantic Way Related to this tweet by Ben Kuchera, I sort of have to object to the term “eSports” to …

2014-06-30: Unspoilt Via Shane Liesegang, I came to this piece about spoilers by Todd VanDerWerff. I am sure that writing …

2014-04-18: Passwordless and Accountless Computing As I’ve dealt with changing several dozen passwords over the past week, I’ve been …

2013-11-29: Christmas Playlist 2013 I’ve been very carefully building a Christmas playlist for the past few years. I only add one song a …

2013-07-01: iPad Music App and Braun SK4 I don’t know why it took me so long to put it together, but I realized why the iPad’s …

2013-06-19: David Simon responds to Maciej Ceglowski David Simon responds to Maciej Ceglowski I continue to be impressed at the number of good arguments …

2013-06-16: Persuading David Simon (Pinboard Blog) The government is promising that the secret police …

2013-06-15: I asked Kubrick if it was customary for movie directors to participate so actively in the …

2013-05-15: Recurring Developments Just in time for Arrested Development’s fourth season on Netflix, …

2013-04-30: Greg Rucka: A PG ‘Man of Steel,’ Please I’m getting more excited to see Man of …

2013-04-30: Slash: Not Just a Punctuation Mark Anymore Anne Curzan: Two weeks ago, one student brought up the …

2013-02-21: eBooks in Hypertext Here’s a neat trend: authors publishing ebooks as web pages in advance of their completion: …

2013-02-11: Marvel and DC Then Today’s news that May’s Green Lantern 20 will be Geoff Johns’s last issue on the …

2013-01-16: Comics Now Writing about Young Avengers yesterday got me thinking about other currently-being-published comics …

2013-01-15: Meet the Filler Here is a piece on Comic Book Resources by Steve Sunu: Gillen Introduces His “Young …

2012-12-17: Stories Behind Songs Dorian Lynskey, writing for The Guardian, on The Pogues’s “Fairytale of New York.” …

2012-12-13: The Web We Lost Anil Dash runs down many of the ways parts of the Web have gotten worse in the …

2012-11-29: A Few Notes on iTunes 11 The scroll bars don’t expand when you mouse over them like default Mountain Lion ones normally …

2012-11-23: Christmas Playlist 2012 I’ve been very carefully building a Christmas playlist for the past few years. I only add one song a …

2012-11-07: Review: Iron Man #1 - Comic Book Resources The widescreen panels Land so readily deploys are given …

2012-10-30: Kerry Callen likes a (Kirby-tech) challenge

2012-10-15: Optimism in Science Fiction (Note: I’m going to have to spoil important stuff about Looper here.) I saw Looper last week …

2012-10-09: EXCLUSIVE: Gillen & McKelvie Assemble New Volume of “Young Avengers” - Comic Book …

2012-10-07: Siri’s strange movie reviews: it’s tough being a robot

2012-10-01: Assorted iPhone 5/iOS 6 Notes After five or six days with my iPhone 5, here are a few observations: Siri pronounces my surname …

2012-09-29: The Mystery of 221B Baker Street

2012-09-29: Aircraft Carriers in Space

2012-09-27: A Conversation With Randall Munroe, the Creator of XKCD After the giant scroll comic, I really want …

2012-09-24: Editing Photos on an iPhone: Camera Roll vs. Photo Stream Short version: when cropping photos on your phone (or iPad), do so from the Photo Stream, not the …

2012-09-22: Fifty Years of Bond, James Bond: The Greatest Film Franchise’s Biggest Birthday

2012-09-18: Breaking Bad’s blue sky meth: Would addicts really pay more for higher quality?

2012-08-24: Using AirPlay to Play Music on an Apple TV Connected by Ethernet There’s a long-running issue that I’ve encountered when trying to play music on my Apple …

2012-08-08: Mark Waid's 4 Panels That Never Work I’m not usually a fan of The Gutters-I think the jokes are usually too easy and not nearly as …

2012-08-03: How To Talk To Your Kids About Hush Apparently Hush is in the new Lego Batman game. …

2012-08-02: Roger Ebert on Sight & Sound's List Sight & Sound has published the 2012 version of its lists of the ten greatest movies of all …

2012-08-01: Amazon Instant Video app for iPad hits the App Store with offline viewing and Prime streaming Even …

2012-07-26: Vince Gilligan: I’ve never Googled “Breaking Bad” Fantastic interview by Erik Nelson with showrunner …

2012-07-26: NBC Announces “Transition” to “Broader” Sitcoms A friend once asked me if I …

2012-07-24: Natural kaleidoscope: Rainbow forms in spray at bottom of waterfall as spectacular fusion of colours …

2012-07-17: Renee Montoya (Not) in the New 52 “The few conversations I’ve had with DC folk over the past year made it very clear they …

2012-07-17: newyorker: In this week’s cartoon caption contest, we’re giving you the chance to re-caption the …

2012-07-17: How much Force power can Yoda output? Randall Munroe does the math, and it’s as funny and …

2012-07-17: Doubleshipping Gone Good: Jeff Parker on Hulk Marvel has been shipping some of its books at a more …

2012-07-16: So here’s something. I’ve talked a lot about my love for All-Star Superman and Casanova. …

2012-07-15: The Official Netflix Blog : US & Canada: Breaking Bad Season 4 Arrives in the US and Canada! I …

2012-07-13: It occurs to me that the little “Tweet” buttons on news articles are the wrong way to …

2012-07-13: Jack Kirby once designed costumes for a college Shakespeare play

2012-07-12: This piece for Cnet by Greg Sandoval, “Netflix’s lost year: The inside story of the …

2012-07-12: Model for Max Fleischer’s Superman found to be 1950s pro wrestler I watched these again recently, …

2012-07-11: 22 Reasons Why Design Was More Awesome In The ‘80s Well, I disagree with no. 8, and most of …

2012-07-11: Movie magic: The 7 best behind-the-scenes Star Wars photos

2012-07-09: Firefly’s 15 Best Chinese Curses (and How to Say Them)

2012-07-09: Q&A: Billie Joe Armstrong on Green Day’s Album Trilogy David Fricke interviews Billie Joe …

2012-07-06: Cyclops Can't Ever Win You’re free to disagree (you’d be wrong, but you’re free to disagree), but Cyclops …

2012-06-21: How The 1960′s Batman Television Series Helped Save Batman This show has been popping up a lot …

2012-06-18: The Triumphant Trio Seven-minute clip of an unaired pilot for a Batgirl series starring Yvonne …

2012-06-16: Grant Morrison Made Member Of The British Empire By The Queen

2012-06-15: Amazon’s markup of digital delivery to indie authors is ~129,000% Author Andrew Hyde on the hidden …

2012-06-15: Uncanny X-Force #26 has EVERYTHING Gavok on the Stefan (from SNL)/Fantomex team-up in Uncanny …

2012-06-13: Filling the blanks: tying PROMETHEUS to ALIEN I think most of these assumptions are correct. I stand …

2012-06-10: Prometheus, Icarus II, Narcissus: What not to name your spaceship Some time I want to have a …

2012-06-10: Dialogue: Sir Ridley Scott Explains ‘Prometheus,’ Explores Our Past, and Teases Future …

2012-06-08: I never quite got the stories about Adam West being a sex object, but… damn. That’s some …

2012-06-07: Warner Bros. Getting Ready To Merchandise The Heck Out Of The 1960s Batman TV Show Was just talking …

2012-06-07: Why I Didn't Bootleg Game of Thrones Yesterday I linked to Dan Frommer’s piece, Sorry Cheapskates, But HBO Doesn’t Want Your Money. …

2012-06-07: New Twitter Logo Twitter has unveiled a tweak to its official logo, and I like it. Something about the beak on the …

2012-06-06: Sorry Cheapskates, But HBO Doesn’t Want Your Money Don Frommer on why HBO isn’t interested in …

2012-06-06: Characters Who Aren’t Bald Anymore #1: Colossus I guess I spoke too soon. Here’s a …

2012-06-06: xkcd: Shoes I agree with this so hard.

2012-06-06: Characters Who Look Dumb Bald #2: The Incredible Hulk There’s not much too Hulk’s look. …

2012-06-06: Characters Who Look Dumb Bald #1: Colossus Without any hair he just looks like he’s maybe a …

2012-06-05: I don’t think it’s likely, but I wonder if Apple would do well with a version of …

2012-06-05: Lots of people online have fun posting frames from 50s and 60s comics that show outdated gender …

2012-06-04: After Before Watchmen On Friday, CR readers were asked to “Describe Four Things DC Comics Can …

2012-06-04: Don’t Mean To Be Alarmist, But The TV Business May Be Starting To Collapse I think Henry …

2012-06-03: We Talk to the Creator of The Avengers UI and Iron Man’s HUD Interview with Jayse Hansen, the …

2012-05-31: Sherlock Holmes in Published order For reference.

2012-05-19: Hey, Did I Miss Anything? Dan Harmon, on being fired as showrunner for Community’s fourth …

2012-05-11: Crete was once swarming with tiny mammoths The newly identified Mammuthus creticus has been …

2012-05-07: Pentagon Quit The Avengers Because of Its 'Unreality' Pentagon Quit The Avengers Because of Its ‘Unreality’ It seems silly, but it actually …

2012-05-07: Yub Nub _The Incomparable _ podcast has just wrapped its six-episode series on the Star Wars trilogy. I …

2012-05-07: I spent Sunday afternoon trying to figure out what makes Avengers so remarkable. Here’s what I …

2012-05-05: I’m not crazy about that character and I’m getting tired of playing him. Chevy Chase, …

2012-05-05: This and 169 other explanations of references in Beastie Boys songs at The AV Club. The Beasties …

2012-05-03: The Prius V and Its Entune System I’ve been meaning to write something up about the iPod …

2012-05-02: Batman Inc New 52: Ongoing or Limited Series? The current plan is for Grant and me to do 12 issues …

2012-05-01: Here’s a neat set of moments from Grant Morrison’s Batman books. In Batman 664, Batman …

2012-05-01: Thrillbent Mark Waid’s new digital comics initiative, Thrillbent, launched today. The first issue of …

2012-05-01: In Garlan there really were dragons, and bonfires of them still live deep in the Endless Forest, I …

2012-04-20: Report Text Message Spam to AT&T Glenn Fleishman on the somewhat obscure way to report text …

2012-04-12: Why Community Is the Most Popular Show on the Internet Comparing Community to Big Bang Theory, …

2012-04-10: Matt Groening Reveals the Location of the Real Springfield

2012-04-10: Flex Mentallo: Man of Muscle Mystery The first real collaboration of my favorite comic book writer …

2012-04-10: Cans of Soup I started to write up a post about how this page of Casanova Avaritia no. 3 calls back to the …

2012-04-09: Netflix Recommendations: Beyond the 5 stars (Part 1) In this two-part blog post, we will open the …

2012-04-09: Things That Annoy Me That Computers Can't Do Yet Load software quickly enough for me to not notice the lag. Target ads to me that really are relevant …

2012-04-08: AUDI e-sound for electric cars AUDI e-sound for electric cars I’m not sure what ratio of cool, fascinating, and dumb this is. …

2012-04-07: Review: New Apple TV I’ve been using the newest version of the Apple TV for a bit over a week and am very happy …

2012-04-05: The best damned film list of them all Roger Ebert on “best of” lists. Added a bunch of …

2012-04-04: “Do Tiggers like honey?” “They like everything,” said Tigger cheerfully. […] …

2012-04-03: Rear Window Timelapse Just wonderful. Now I need to watch Rear Window again.

2012-04-02: Marvel AR Version: 1.0.0 Review Select Marvel Comics are going to have “special …

2012-03-26: Hunger Games: Katniss succeeds where the other girls failed—but will anyone listen? | The Beat …

2012-03-26: The Sliders Legacy On Ask Metafilter, jenfullmoon asks “At what point do I stop watching the TV show …

2012-03-26: I just discovered Little League, a fantastic web comic.

2012-03-22: criterioncorner: A Gift From Lisbeth inside the blu-ray of David Fincher’s THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON …

2012-03-21: Neil Gaiman and Todd McFarlane: The Story So Far (March 1993 - March 2012) Good collection of the …

2012-03-19: Free Digital Comic: LUTHER | MARK WAID Writer Mark Waid has a free proof-of-concept zombie comic you …

2012-03-16: Guided View is Broken I dislike comiXology’s Guided View for exactly the reasons mentioned …

2012-03-16: Archery in the Movies GeekDad’s Jim McQuarrie has been critiquing the archery in this year’s movies. …

2012-03-15: Wait Is Almost Over for New Dr. Horrible, Joss Whedon Says

2012-03-13: Could You Build a Scale Lego Model of the Death Star? (No.)

2012-03-13: Walmart to offer in-store ‘disc-to-digital’ conversions, powered by Vudu and …

2012-03-09: iTunes in the Cloud for Movies Matches Digital Copies Included with Disc Purchases I noticed this, …

2012-03-09: Marvel To Include Digital Download Codes in All $3.99 Books $3.99 is still too much to pay for a …

2012-03-08: iTunes 1080p video looks better, saves space using better H.264 compression This is exactly the sort …

2012-03-07: I have no ancestors of that gifted people I have no ancestors of that gifted people Letter from J.R.R. Tolkein to German publishers in 1938 …

2012-03-06: Steve Jobs was against the idea of music subscription services. He felt that people wanted to own …

2012-03-05: Mazzucchelli discusses why this edition is so bad with The Comics Journal. DC just sent me this …

2012-02-29: See and Touch I think Apple is going to release a new Apple TV alongside the iPad 3 next week. With a retina …

2012-02-29: Netflix: An Update on Captioning for our Members In mid December, we reached our captioning goal …

2012-02-28: Wes Anderson's Hyundai Commercials Wes Anderson has directed two commercials for Hyundai: “Modern Life” and “Talk to …

2012-02-22: Days of Wonder CEO explains how iPad Ticket to Ride boosted sales of the real thing

2012-02-21: Matthew Inman’s latest The Oatmeal strip, “I tried to watch Game of Thrones” …

2012-02-16: Are they scanning Marvel’s comics from inside the House of Ideas?! David Brothers, with some help …

2012-02-07: Hollywood by the numbers Horace Dediu put together some charts to show how movie releases work.

2012-02-06: Disneyland Canon: 1957 Disneyland Canon: 1957 I finished reading Walt Disney by Neal Gabler today. It very ably shows how …

2012-01-31: After sampling many of the new TV shows in the fall, I didn’t come away with any new …

2012-01-25: The Page Turner The New York Times has a diagram of the setup. Splendid Rube Goldberg machine.

2012-01-24: Color — Method of Action Neat color matching game. I got a 7.8 but I think that’s a little low …

2012-01-24: Tree of Life Like most everyone, I haven’t seen many of this year’s Oscar nominees. I did see Tree of …

2012-01-24: Philip Bond Illustrates Female Astronauts Artist Philip Bond drew a set of portraits of women …

2012-01-20: Re: On-screen typography in Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol Type designer Matthew …

2012-01-20: New Logo for DC Comics DC Entertainment has official unveiled its new logo, as rumored. It looks better in color than it …

2012-01-16: Homebase Neat proposal by Craig Hockenberry for a feature that would help keep alarms from going off …

2012-01-15: Dr Pepper deal leaves small-town Dublin with a bitter taste

2012-01-13: MLK Memorial’s ‘drum major’ quote will be corrected, Interior secretary says I’m glad to see …

2012-01-13: DC Comics Gets A New Logo. And Here It Is. So, so, so ugly. I really hope this isn’t a real …

2012-01-10: The New Laws of TV Upgrading Alexis Madrigal, writing for The Atlantic, argues against the idea that …