Archive for June, 2011

Gluey Tart: Does the Stupidity in My Book Bother You?

I love Steven Tyler. And I pretty much loved his book, Does the Noise in My Head Bother You? (despite the title). It was very entertaining, and many of the things you want in a rock biography. The relative sizes of Aerosmith’s respective dicks, for instance. See? You want to know, right?

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Best Comics, Bleak Vision

Last day for our best comics poll! Plus! Batman performs incompetently for charitable causes!

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Luck of the Assholes

It’s fun to be the hero with the plot on your side.

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Better Than a Textbook

The same qualities which doomed them to generations of academic disdain, however, make comics perfect for conveying basic information without sending long-suffering students into a stupor.

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Elfquest Re-Read: Issues #8 and 9. Partings

Authorial self-inserts, fear and worship, and intriguing hints of other elves ahead!

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The Truth Is Out There

Twin Peaks, the Wire, Tarkovsky’s Stalker, and the Truth.

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Utilitarian Review 6/25/11

This week’s blogs and links

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