#GenCon is Over

I went back to GenCon for family fun day today with family and friends. Not only is GenCon now over, but so is the war between major science fiction and comic book franchises. Here is photographic evidence to prove it: There was also a close encounter between this Starfleet officer and a Dalek: And here’s one [Read More...]

Beyond Superman as Christ Figure

Via Christian Brady   [Read more...]

Man of Steel

I watched Man of Steel a few weeks ago, and enjoyed its different version of various characters’ stories. It had slipped my mind that here had been so much buzz prior to and immediately after its release, about its promotion to churches. The actual religious imagery did not seem more prominent than in other versions [Read More...]

Who’s a Hero?

Thank you to Thom Stark for making me aware that the folks at HISHE (How It Should Have Ended) have tackled Doctor Who. In this video, the Doctor stops by to compare superhero status with Superman and Batman. Enjoy! [Read more...]

The Kryptonian Harold Camping

Via Scotteriology   [Read more...]

The Case of the Missing Fruit

We have several fruit trees in our yard. Most years, we have so much – in particular of pears – that we give away bags full of them to friends and colleagues. This year, we didn’t get to eat a single piece. All the fruit from the two pear trees, the apple tree, the peach [Read More...]

A Bizarre Story Involving Superman, a Christian Comic Book Store Owner, Internet Abbreviations, and Yiddish Swear Words

This story is weird, but in interesting ways (and if you are trying to avoid ever setting eyes on profanity, then I must ask you to avert them now). First, Superman was depicted as grunting in a recent comic book. Here’s the relevant panel: A Christian comic book store owner decided to boycott the comic, [Read More...]

Pythonesque Optimism

I discovered the blog Geeks of Doom yesterday. It included this T-shirt image that all fans of Monty Python will understand and enjoy. While a few of you may actually want to get the T-shirt, I suspect that even those who don’t will want to share the image. Also from that site is a lot [Read More...]

Superman Visits the UK

By Aviv Or, via The Daily What: [Read more...]


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