The Album Knockoff Project has beat me to the punch. Groovy.
So that’s what I’ve been doing wrong! Man, I really need to…
Courtesy of Engrish.com, a fine bunch of folks.
Quiet day at the shop. \/\/007. I did read the upcoming Formerly Known As The Justice League and it’s a real hoot. The Giffen-DeMatteis JLI/A stuff was what I grew up reading, and it’s good to see that they’ve not lost their touch. I hate to point to Wizard, but there’s a revealing interview with Giffen in there wherein he talks about wanting to put in bestiality jokes but JM DeMatteis kept ripping it out. Makes you wonder.
Gravy Train sounds like Le Tigre without the art-school leanings and with a serious knowledge of rap cliche. I like them quite a bit from the samples on the site and will probably hustle down to Newbury Comics at lunch to see if they have their records…and the girls are way way hot.
(Thanks to Lynn for pointing them out to me. Way cool.)
Read Mantooth. I will repeat this until everyone on the planet has embraced it.
Or you can Buy me a spacesuit.
Oh, dear. (I have no clue if that is work safe at all.)
Oh, and speaking of electropop, new Ladytron tracks that show massive goodness and it sounds like they’ve gotten their eyebrows fixed so the arch is less permanent.
When I heard the first few tracks that Client had put online, I was unimpressed. Now, however, I am really digging their newer material. While not quite as abrasive as Adult., they manage to sound a bit rough and tumble without losing a nice pop shine. Think Fischerspooner sans artifice.
Pop Gun War is beautiful, lyrical, and quite surreal. I adore this book.
Planetary / Batman came out and I laughed and I laughed and I laughed. It suffered from the Ellis Syndrome, but the last page made it all worth it.
Reprinted without permission from Penny Arcade. If anyone there has issues, yell at me. This strip hits a little too close to home for my liking.
So, Lynn and I went to go see The Hulk and it far surpassed my expectations. The draft of the script I was given was good, but the rewrites after that really added to the characters of Bruce, Betty, et al. Performances were great – I especially loved Sam Elliot as “Thunderbolt” Ross. I was very impressed, all in all. Lots of neat editing tricks like the comic-panel split screens just added to the movie instead of looking like Ang Lee was bored.
High Bandwidth Babies. (Seriously. It’s a video.)
I’ve read this week’s Vertigo debut for The Losers and it’s like “What if Brian Wood’s The Couriers had made sweet love to 100 Bullets without protection?” I like this book a lot. Give them a few more issues and we’ll see if it comes near Adoration Level: Pie, my personal measurement for something’s goodness.
(By the way, if you’ve not read The Couriers, you’re missing the equivalent of the final chase scene in Reloaded cranked to 11. Wow.)
Courtesy of Found.
Found on Boston.com’s Personals site. Would you want this to represent you? Really, people!
Well, they slapped down on our cable and we’ve been reduced to the basic package, which cuts out most of the interesting stuff, but leaves Discover and TLC, so I’m OK with it. However, sometimes, rarely, I miss the Food Channel. Bobby Flay, though? Never.