Weeknotes for 2022-04-01

Posted on Fri 01 April 2022 in Dispatches • Tagged with comics, movies, python, rust, tv, weeknotes • 2 min read

This week has been both incredibly busy, but also frustrating vague on things I can share. It doesn’t help that I’ve had a cold kicking my ass for the last few days.1 The fact that spring is here, kicking my seasonal allergies into overdrive isn’t great …

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Review: Chew: Taster’s Choice by John Layman & Rob Guillory

Posted on Tue 16 November 2010 in Dispatches • Tagged with comics, reviews • 3 min read

My wife gave me Chew: Taster’s Choice as a gift, and having never heard of either the comic or the creative team before, I had no idea what to expect. I was intrigued by the description on the back though, and eagerly sat down to read it the next …

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Watchmen: A Brief Review That Is Not Very Brief

Posted on Sun 08 March 2009 in Dispatches • Tagged with comics, movies, reviews • 7 min read

I went to go see Watchmen opening night, and I thought it would be worth my while to jot down some of my thoughts, now that I have had a couple to days to think about the film.

First, a disclaimer, the comics have been out for 20 years, and …

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I am Apparently Both Lame and Criminally Insane

Posted on Fri 05 January 2007 in Dispatches • Tagged with assorted geekery, comics, quizness • 1 min read

My Lameness:

Your results:
You are Spider-Man

Green Lantern
Wonder Woman
Iron Man
The Flash
You are intelligent, witty,
a bit geeky and have great
power and responsibility.

Click here to take …

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Watchmen: Stan Lee Style

Posted on Tue 05 September 2006 in Dispatches • Tagged with assorted geekery, books, comics, culture, funny • 1 min read

Via Boing Boing:

Just a quick post, but if you are at all into comics you will get a kick out of blogger Kevin Church’s hilarious reimagining of Alan Moore’s Watchmen as if it was written by Stan Lee. It really captures the over-the-top ridiculousness of Lee’s …

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Review: V for Vendetta

Posted on Wed 22 March 2006 in Dispatches • Tagged with comics, movies, reviews • 2 min read

As usual, my review is being written somewhat late.

This Saturday, I went to go see V for Vendetta at the local IMAX. I have to admit that despite my excitement, I was very worried. I am a big fan of the comic and have read it countless times, and …

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Deathmatch: Whedon vs. Ellis

Posted on Mon 20 February 2006 in Dispatches • Tagged with assorted geekery, comics, funny, online fun • 1 min read

I was just reading the blog of Warren Ellis and came across a very funny little discussion between Ellis and Joss Whedon occuring in the comments of one of the posts. I was laughing out loud as I read through their playful insults and good natured (if vile) ribbing of …

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V for Vendetta

Posted on Mon 25 July 2005 in Dispatches • Tagged with assorted geekery, comics, movies • 1 min read

Oh my God!

Total fanboy moment! They have just posted the trailer for the film version of V for Vendetta, based off of the classic graphic novel by Alan Moore. I am so freaking excited now it’s ridiculous.

You can watch the trailer here.


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Is It Not Nifty?

Posted on Tue 07 June 2005 in Dispatches • Tagged with assorted geekery, comics, reviews • 1 min read

I am trying to post daily here, but I have a bit of a headache so my more substantial postings will have to wait. In the meantime, I highly recommed you read the online comic strip Sluggy Freelance.

I will warn you that it is currently a pretty complicated strip …

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