With apologies to Sir-Mix-A-Lot ‘I like Banned Books and I cannot lie.’ This week is Banned Books week. And as I do every year, I’m here to give you my annual take on censorship, banning books, and to also ask you why, why, why none of you people will ban one of my books. What’s … Continue reading It’s Banned Books Week! You Can Help! By Banning Mine!
Dear Reader peeps, It’s hard to believe it’s already August. I mean I know it happens every year. An August. But still. How did that happen? It doesn’t matter. What does matter is that you’ll soon be going back to school. And at school you’ll soon be having your Scholastic Book Fair. And at your … Continue reading KILLER SPECIES: Feeding Frenzy…It’s swimming your way soon!
Today the newest incarnation of one of the most enduring figures in American popular culture gallops into theaters as Disney’s The Lone Ranger hits the big screen. What began as a popular radio drama on a Detroit radio station in 1933 will get a new big budget introduction to millions of new fans. And The Lone … Continue reading The Real Lone Ranger…Manual T. Gonzaullus
It’s just a few more weeks until The Lone Ranger movie gallops into theaters. Based on the fictional exploits of John Reid, a Texas Ranger who survived an ambush by the evil Cavendish gang, the movie is looking to be one of Summer 2013 biggest blockbusters. But in truth, the real history of the Texas Rangers … Continue reading A Legendary Lawman: Texas Ranger Captain Bigfoot Wallace
It’s no secret to regular readers of this blog that I love comics. I read them all the time as a kid. Batman, Superman, Green Arrow, Spider-Man, Nova, The Fantastic Four, and the X-Men. I was particularly fond of books like The Avengers, The Justice League, Teen Titans and The Legion of Superheroes because you … Continue reading Why Captain America Is My Favorite Avenger…