Wednesday, January 25, 2017

What Happens when "Geek" and "Nerd Become Cool?

Ming-Na Wen's Twitter avatar
Linguist Charles Harper Webb tells us that "language bends to use." And so what happens when "geek" and "nerd," once all-purpose put-downs, become hip and happening marketing buzzwords?

We tell you right here over at Enjoy!

Jim McLauchlin

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

100 Fascinating Comic Book Facts!

Did Stan Lee write standing up? Which comic artist used to keep one foot in a bucket of ice water to keep himself awake on overnight deadlines? What famous Superman cover original was pulled out of a trash bin moments before the garbage man came? And why are artists drawing on bowling pins?

You can find out these answers, plus 96 more over at So durned big, we hadda run it in three segments! See Part 1 here, Part 2, and hey, bring it on home with Part 3.

Read it today; you'll be glad you did!

Jim McLauchlin

Monday, January 2, 2017

Joe Quesada, first-time director

Some of Joe Quesada's storyboards for Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Artist, editor, and current Marvel Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada has just dipped his toe in the directing pool with a four-minute short for Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Read all about the skills he took in and the lessons he took out over at Newsarama.

Jim McLauchlin