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Comics Are For Lovers: Like This? Try This.

This week, I'm trying something different. Summer blockbuster season is upon us; I love going to the movies, and my tastes are a little...

Book Review: ‘A Long Way Down’ by Nick Hornby

It’s New Year’s Eve, and four very different people head to the top of a building in London with every intention of jumping off....

Comics Are For Lovers: A Grown-Up’s Guide to Sex in Comics

It’s hard to talk about comic books without talking about—or dancing around the subject of—sex. For what’s often dismissed as a medium designed for...

Comics Are For Lovers: For The Music-Lover In Your Life

Right up front: I love comics. I have since I was a little kid. I also think that comics get a bad rap. We’re...

Book Review: ‘Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation’ by Dan Fagin

I've lived in New Jersey for 28 of my 32 years. I love it for the stories, the attitude, the tomatoes, the music, and...

Book Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier Comics

I love comics. I love them wholly, weirdly, unapologetically. My third-grade teacher wrote my parents a note commending my use of "omnipotent" as a...

Pop-Ed: NYCC: The Evolution of a Comic-Con, and What Happens After the Geeks Become...

This was my third NYCC; I’m also a veteran of two San Diego Comic-Cons, a half-dozen Wizard Worlds in Philly and Chicago, and about...

Recap: Downton Abbey, Season 3 Premiere

jonathan elliott goes downtown with everyone's favorite Brits... You know, I love Downton Abbey. And I cut it some slack where I shouldn’t; it can...

TV on DVD: Homeland

Editor's Note: Welcome to the first ever "DVD on TV" column where we look at a television -- either current or long-gone, that we...

Pop-Ed: The Death of Peter Parker

jonathan elliott looks at the end of one of marvel's most iconic figures... Once upon a time, Sherlock Holmes died. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle invented an...