Off the Cuff: Iron Man

I did it. Something I was convinced I would never do. I finally went and saw Iron Man. After several years worth of columns saying how horrible I thought this movie would be, it turned out to be one of the best comic book films I’ve ever seen. Apparently admitting...

Off the Cuff: Spectacular Spider-Man

There’s no doubt about it – we live in a golden era for superhero acceptance. We’ve had dozens of movies come out. Some better. Some worse. We’ve also had maybe a dozen TV shows based on comic books come out in the last few years. So if you’re a fan, this is a good...

The Gamer’s Quagmire #68: Lucky Number 4

Everything you wanted to know about gaming, and less by Jamison DeLorenzo Promises are promises, and, this amazing revelation aside, I figure if there is a week to talk about GTA this would be the week to do it. There are very few stories in gaming news this week that...

Off the Cuff: Batman The Animated Series

I spent a lot of my formative years watching Batman the Animated Series. And I loved it. That show defined not only Batman but all superheroes with its atmosphere, stories, and characters. Every single cartoon or movie is chasing the standard that Batman: TAS set....

Off the Cuff: the completist

  I’m a completist.  And as the name implies, I like to complete things.  Those “things” don’t really matter.  It can be completing video games, reading the whole run of a comic book, or watching all the episodes of a TV show.  The only thing I...