…the dark cipher who rises with our aspirations and sinks with our capitulations
Batman is more than capable of meeting demand across social, economic, political and cultural divides.
“gnaw at the very roots of Batman’s being, fuck up the private lives of his friends and relatives, make him doubt his raison d’etre, set his postal district on fire and blow up his cave.”
Happy Halloween! Looking for a nicely timed freakout?
Those in search of an imaginative writer who makes you feel bad you didn’t find him earlier should take a head-trip through my recent Cornell coverage.
DC Comics said hell no, in a manner of speaking.
For some reason, UK-affiliated actors are nailing all Hollywood’s superhero roles. But it’s not the kind of multinational representation I think we’re all waiting for. Christian Bale was fine, but…dude. […]
From the peerless Stephen Colbert to the fractal Grant Morrison, there were stellar reasons to celebrate 2009. I compiled a bunch for Wired over the holiday. Eat up!
From Nelson Riddle and Prince to Danny Elfman and Siouxsie and the Banshees.