Suzanne Vega — a “two-hit wonder”

I’ll admit it. I am a huge Suzanne Vega fan. I think she has produced some of the most inventive music in my collection, and her waif-like, breathy voice is one that I can listen to over and over again. In this article¬†on the New York Times website she discusses her current branding as a “two-hit wonder.” The two hits…

Continue reading

Blu-Ray Drive coming to X360!

Wow, this is exciting news. I never really considered myself a videophile, but after the cheap HD-DVD binge that I went on last month, I am hooked on hi-def. It seems that now, after months of denial, Microsoft is indeed working on a Blu-Ray enabled add-on drive (and possibly a system with the drive included). Depending on the price point,…

Continue reading

HD-DVD

Well, given the recent price drops in the HD-DVD camp, I went ahead and decided to pick one up. I don’t really see myself getting a Blu-ray player anytime soon, since the only one worth having is the PS3 and I am perfectly satisfied not having one of those. I went ahead and got the add-on drive for the 360,…

Continue reading

Be Kind Rewind

In spite of Stuff White People Like, I am very excited about pretty much anything that Michel Gondry does. He’s a film geek and an in-camera effects wiz, and I have yet to be disappointed with one of his films. As a result, I am very, very excited about Be Kind Rewind. It looks like a much smaller film than…

Continue reading

Mike Wieringo – Rest in Peace

The comic world has lost one of its greatest talents today. Mike Wieringo (his website appears to be down at the moment, probably due to a massive surge of hits), best known for his work on The Flash, The Fantastic Four, and numerous Spider Man titles has passed away at the way-too-young-age of 44. Details are scarce, of course, but…

Continue reading

Oh my god. It’s…it’s Iron Man

I’m wiping tears away as I write this (and no, I am not joking or being hyperbolic), so I will keep it brief. The Comic-Con ’07 footage of Iron Man has swaggered it’s way onto YouTube, and I can finally die a happy man. I won’t attempt to describe it, and I will instead rely upon a single word that…

Continue reading