Monthly Archives: April 2009

Odysseus In Search of An Odyssey

One of my favourite heroes of literature and by far my favourite character in the Iliad is Odysseus. I first encountered him in some TVO production of the Odyssey that I saw on TVO in the late 70s, then in … Continue reading

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Wolverine Workprint May Be More Print than Work

1. So did you see the leaked X-Men Origins: Wolverine? Nah, me neither. 2. So, do you venture into AICN and read the comments? Nah, me neither. 1 + 2 = I have to read in an article on Collider … Continue reading

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Rejection, I Has It

So, I heard back from John O’Neill at Black Gate regarding two submissions I had sent his way. The first was rejected. As usual, Mr. O’Neill had some nice things to say and some suggestions. I mean, I really can’t get too … Continue reading

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To 4e or Not to 4e

I’m thinking not. I have no beef with Fourth Edition Dungeons & Dragons. I don’t own it, mind you, but I’ve read through parts. Two things turned me off: how class-based magic is handled and the requirement for minis. Having magic … Continue reading

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Ong Bak 2, Abandon All Hope

Long time reader, first time writer . . . oh wait, that‘s not true. Well, when I wrote for Sword’s Edge it was back in the day of the real e-zine. Back when there was a cover and everything. Before … Continue reading

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Ong Bak 2 on DVD

. . . with English subtitles! I’m a huge fan of Ong Bak, and I’m really interested in checking out . Right now, the DVD is region 3, so unless you have a regionless DVD player or other method of enjoying … Continue reading

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What a Bunch of Losers!

I’m a pretty big fan of the Losers from DC/Vertigo (except for the ending reveal, which kind of sucked @$$), so hearing there is a movie in the works is pretty cool. So far, we’ve only heard that maybe Jeffrey … Continue reading

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Wolverine Is Loose!

Both Collider and Chud have reported that X-Men Origins: Wolverine is out on the internet. Apparently, a workprint was leaked and it has spread like an STD at a Roman orgy. If no one else is going to say, I … Continue reading

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All the Vatican Was Kung-Fu Fighting . . . Huh!

A kung-fu fightin’, counter-terrorist monk–doesn’t that sound like an awesome character for any modern RPG campaign? It’s like someone took the Monk class from D&D (well, pre-4e D&D, ’cause the 4 don’t have the Monk) and just jammed it into … Continue reading

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Muther-Frakkin’ PLANETARY Biyatches! . . . we hope

This kind of stuff just can’t wait for verification or confirmation. Warren Ellis recently reported that the completed artwork for the long LONG awaited Planetary #27 has been received. Can it be true? Fearing this might be misconstrued as an … Continue reading

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