Archive for the "Haphazard Reckonings" Category

28.Mar.2012 I solved The Hunger Games!

Peeta Mellark: The boy with the bread. Peeta. Bread. Peeta, bread…

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16.Aug.2011 My wholly hypothetical “versus/team-up” sketchbook

I was nearing the end of my recent “Avatar: The Last Airbender” rewatch this evening, when a moment of what I’ll not-so-humbly call “brilliance” came over me. Minor-spoilers ahead, so… if you don’t want “Avatar” spoiled for you, go no further!

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11.May.2010 Ruminations on storytelling, heroes and comic book worlds as encouraged by “Iron Man 2″

I saw “Iron Man 2″ last night, and while it’s not a groundbreaking landmark in filmmaking history, I thought it was a darn good action flick. I laughed, I thrilled to the excitement, I got pumped up and I even got a little emotional, but most importantly, I left happy. However, I think the most […]

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10.Mar.2010 The Great Potential of John Krasinski as Captain America

Frequenters of the internets will have seen that casting for “Captain America: The First Avenger” has been a big news item over the past week or two. The short version is that “The Office’s” John Krasinski (aka Jim Halpert) was initially in the running and an early front-runner for the role. He was then voted […]

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08.Mar.2010 Can it all be so simple? Or, “The world’s easiest cosplay!”

Comic book cosplayers of the world, get ready to thank me.

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21.Dec.2009 A Tale of Two Shepherds

Certainly and absolutely, I’m the first person in the entirety of the interwebs to make this realization/comparison (sarcasm!), but “Mass Effect” hero John Shepherd looks a helluva lot like “LOST’s” Jack Shepherd!

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17.Dec.2009 The Chase: A post in no way about that Charlie Sheen movie.

Though my childhood was filled with hours in front of the television that allow me the ability to still recall and recite numerous commercial jingles from my youth—from Amazin’ Fruit to Gator Golf and on down to Crocodile Mile and Crossfire—I haven’t had cable for a few months and rarely see TV adverts anymore. However, […]

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23.Nov.2009 Space ‘Stache and Santa Claus

Nothing says “Please donate to this worthy cause” like poorly photoshopped promotional materials, so please enjoy this image of me as an astronaut!

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30.Aug.2009 Photo booth narratives

As a fan—and fledgling contributor—to the sequential storytelling medium of comics, the potential that lies within the four-picture photo booth is definitely intriguing.

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25.Aug.2009 A little ‘s’ goes a long way

Last week while reading Frank Stack’s The New Adventures of Jesus—a satire strip done intermittently over 40 years about what Jesus would see in humanity if he returned to Earth—I noticed an (almost) familiar name that I was definitely surprised to see.

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