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The day I met Joe Kubert

A few months ago, my colleague at Marvel, Senior Editor Nick Lowe, was kind enough to invite me to join him to spend a day working […]

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Did Romney Just Take the Bait?

With this morning’s announcement of Paul Ryan as Mitt Romney’s running mate on the 2012 GOP Ticket, a few things spring to mind.  First of all […]

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Chicken Shit

I want you to imagine for a moment that in this fall’s Presidential election, one of the two major parties announced that they opposed interracial marriage. […]

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Parental Controls

Last week, the Onion posted the headline: ‘You Will Die Someday And It Will Be Sad,’ All Man Thinking During Dinner With Parents.  It’s hilarious. It’s […]

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I sure wish I hadn’t done that.

So last night I did something I rarely do and actually responded to a crazy person on the internet who disagreed with me when I posted […]

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Death and the Fight

A few weeks ago, a woman named Teresa Flores died. I knew Teresa through the People’s Improv Theater.  I didn’t know Teresa very well, but I […]

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What Comic Book Writers can learn from the pilot to “Frasier”

Recently I’ve been re-watching the entire run of “Frasier”, and it occurred to me that outside of my line of work, very few creative managers have […]

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We need Jobs!

It can’t help but strike me as symbolic (and worth talking about) that Steve Jobs died as people took to the streets to protest the grotesque […]

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The Wall

I’ve spent the past few days checking out Occupy Wall Street here in New York City. If you have a chance, go check it out for […]

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I GIVE UP!

(TRANSCRIPT OF TOM BRENNAN’S CONCESSION SPEECH AT THE ISIAH THOMAS CIVIC CENTER IN SCHENECTANY, NY) …seriously? Fine. I’ll talk to them. My fellow Americans, good evening. […]

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