One of the benefits of working at a major men's magazine is that my inbox gets inundated on a daily basis with random crap that people think the magazine absolutely MUST publish in order to stay relevant (read: natural male enhancements supplements and stories about men doing strange things with bees)
Last week was a big one for our friend Warren Ellis. Aside from contracting what he diagnosed as San Diego SARS and downing something like five pallets of Red Bull at what is assured to be one of his last Comic-Cons in quite a while--and you should check out John's stellar on-the-scene reportage for all
While John, Chris, and Wayne are basking in the glow of Comic-Con and I am stuck in the drudgery of Manhattan, I bring news that should brighten your day--I know it did mine. But first I pose a question: what do you do if you're an adult entert
I know this post is about a week late --I think my colleague Chris Dooley put it best when he texted me yesterday succinctly calling me a "slacker"-- but I couldn't let the publication of Ultimate Spider-Man Issue 111 pass unnoticed. For this issue marked the end of the longest continuous run of a creative team since Stan Lee and Jack Kirby's 102 issues of Fantastic Four. Starting next month, Brian Michael Bendis' trusty sidekick Mark Bagley will be stepping down on their enormously popular series, making way for Nextwave veteran Suart Immomen to take the visual reins. Truly, the end of an era.
Welcome to America, a country so desensitized that anal sex is too mainstream to be considered a fetish, and where Macroherpetophilia (love of large lizards, namely Godzilla) flourishes. Welcome to America, a country so morally decrepit and corrupt that rich Texas oil families with politica
A few months ago I was writing profiles for Time.com's online poll leading up to the magazine's annual Time 100 list--basically 100 Person of the Year issues all rolled into one to sell twice as much ad space as the Person of the Year. In any event, my job was to come up with one reason why a person is influential, an