Regarding E-mail Subscriptions

Quick clarification: if you subscribe to an e-mail via the forms on this site, you are (presently) signing up for my TinyLetter. I'm trying to update the site more regularly, but you'll mainly get e-mails for larger posts or when shit is going down.What's actually happening when you submit the forms is that your e-mail goes into a bucket. I then dump that whole bucket into my subscribers on…

Stuff I Give a Shit About #1

Stuff I Give a Shit About #1

I do have fond memories of being in college and watching through all of Highschool of the Dead in one night, howling laughing at a bullet passing through the breasts of one of the characters in some surrealist horny JFK zombie magic bullet apotheosis.…

Changes to Weekly Shonen Jump

Changes to Weekly Shonen Jump

Curated experiences – the type that are done by humans and not by probabilistic machine learning algorithms that rely on personal data – are becoming the kind of thing you can only find in expensive restaurants and actual museums.…

Stan Lee... whatever

Like many others in or adjacent to comics who are vocal about it to some degree, I experienced Stan Lee's death through the filter of how I was expected to feel about it by pretty much anybody further on the fringe than me.I think that's important to keep in mind throughout conversations about his legacy. Because we're not talking about a man, but we ARE talking about a legacy.…

Pre-SPX Thought Purge: Amazon is a Symptom

Some cool stuff is going to happen at SPX. Before I talk about that, let's talk about the stuff that everyone knows I have opinions on so I can talk about nothing but cool stuff later.TCJ published a piece about Amazon's upcoming presence at SPX and while it wasn't particularly in-depth, it was important that TCJ took a position on it at all (thank RJ for that), and it…