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UNSUNG: FOUR LIONS – you cannot win an argument just by being right.

Chris Morris is an English comic genius. In the ‘90s, he helped create the hilariously irreverent news parodies The Day Today and Brass Eye and dark comedy radio nightmare Blue Jam. He wasn’t quite as [...]

By |January 15th, 2016|Unsung|0 Comments

SIX OF THE WORST… new words and symbols we (unfortunately) need

I usually try to keep these columns lighthearted and funny, but I wrote this one the day after the Louisiana theater shooting. I've been working in the media industry since 1999. I did spot news [...]

By |August 5th, 2015|Six of the Best/Worst|1 Comment

SIX OF THE BEST… book series… serieses… whatever… to read while you wait for the next Song of Ice and Fire novel

Now that I've begun reading A Song of Ice and Fire, I've become quite aware that, at the speed I read, I'll be done with all five existing books long before George R.R. Martin releases [...]

By |June 4th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

Rage Against “This Just In”

As you are (sadly) likely aware, there seems to be a surge in cases of sexual harassment and/or blatant sexism with the geek/writing community. There was the ReaderCon fiasco, and more recently a comic that [...]

By |August 22nd, 2012|Nerdery Publications|1 Comment