One Man's Opinion
Not All Men's Health Magazine
graphic by Brendan McGinley
Look out, Man Cave Daily, and other, lesser men's interest sites! There's a new publication on the horizon -- one for self-proclaimed real men. Guys who lament, as real men do, that the world isn't perfectly attuned to...
A Day in the Life of...Kratos, God of War
Graphic by Brendan McGinley
Can you believe God of War came out ten years ago today? In the blink of an eye, it's already been an entire decade of easy button-mash play, gross cruelty, and incredibly boring aggression. And really, we can forgive the...
5 Reasons To Care About 'X-Force'
Marvel has so many X-titles that it would be difficult to tell them apart even if they used the rest of the alphabet. In the early nineties Marvel's publication list looked like someone trying to get rid of awkward Scrabble letters. You could have...
Nature's Most Weaponized Penises
When a young boy is growing accustomed to the relationship with his penis, it does not take him long to realize that a few "pew! pew!" noises can turn what seems to be a mere urine expulsion nozzle into a devastating, if poorly aimed, laser cannon....
The 5 Worst St. Patrick's Day Products
St. Patrick's Day is Christmas without the obligations: an excuse for an entire day of indulgence, but you get to spend it with whoever you like, and the gift-giving is reduced to its simplest and most perfect essence. Because buying each other...
3 Brilliant Beers to Try in Ireland
Ireland is more famous for drinkers than drinks, but one must surely imply the existence of the other. If only temporarily. And over the last decade we've brewed more than ever before. Ireland has undergone a grainaissance, an invigoration of the...
St Patrick's Replacements
St. Patrick was a foreigner who came to Ireland to tell everyone to live in moderation and not have sex. That is every possible opposite of St. Patrick's Day. We couldn’t have a worse patron saint if we'd picked a prohibitionist. With our history of...
Meet the Dwayne McDuffie Award's First Winner
I never met Dwayne McDuffie, but I miss him.
Two days before McDuffie passed away, I was sitting in a bar with Ivan Cohen, sometime-writer here and the guy who had hired me for an internship at DC Comics in the summer of 2001. He had moved over...
5 Classic Video Games Adapted to TV
When the rumor dropped that TV game-changers Netflix were going to make a live adaptation of Nintendo’s hit videogame franchise The Legend of Zelda, the internet promptly did what it does best and polarized opinion so rabidly that Gollum had to shake...
5 DC Superteams We Want to See on Film
The Avengers was really the Revenge of the Nerds, avenging comic book fans on a world which spent two decades saying superhero movies were stupid. Now Marvel movies make more money than several countries. And employ more people. And could probably...