Month: October 2013

#NielsenFamily?

While looking up other information about television ratings, I stumbled along the fact that Nielsen will now start generating ratings based on Twitter posts: Twitter is rolling out its “Nielsen TV Twitter Rating” system in the US today. The metric was first announced in 2012, and was developed in partnership with TV ratings-tracker Nielsen. It …

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Super Public

I’m sad I missed it when it first went up, but did just run across Kurt Busiek’s thoughts on Superman and public domain. Namely, that he should be: And keep in mind: when I say Superman should be in the public domain by now, I mean Batman, Captain America, Wonder Woman, Namor, the Shadow, Mandrake …

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Archive: Capes

This was originally a vague sort of idea I had for a 24-hour comic, largely due to my thinking a lot of big capes would be easier to draw than people, but I eventually realized I wasn’t likely to do even that. So, I sat down and composed the narration, instead. It’s been quite a …

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Underscored

I finished binge-watching my way through all three seasons of Teen Wolf just in time for the premiere of the new season of Arrow, ensuring I will have an uninterrupted flow of impossibly-well-muscled men with their shirts off. Stephen Amell’s delicious abs, however, weren’t the only thing I noticed. As the opening credits rolled, that …

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I Suppose Altar Boy Robes Constitute ‘Suggestive Clothing’?

The headline of the article is enough all on its own to push a rage button or two: Divorced parents also to blame for pedophilia, Polish Archbishop Jozef Michalik says. Imagine how super-exciting it was to discover that the content is actually even worse: “We often hear that this inappropriate attitude (pedophilia), or abuse, manifests …

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