Archives: April 2009

Snake Eyes vs. Storm Shadow just doesn’t get old

Adult Swim has a one-off reboot of the old G.I. Joe cartoon, courtesy of Warren Ellis of Transmetropolitan fame. Penny Arcade has already linked to this, of course. It is probably only going to be satisfying for someone who grew up with the comic, the toys, and the show, as I did. The comic in

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Puppy

We have a new puppy, a six-week (well, almost seven-week now) old boykin spaniel named Kara. Kara enjoys chewing on things and my shoelaces, eating, drinking, and sleeping. One day she hopes to be big enough so that when she bites the ankles of other dogs, they’ll notice. Here she is, asleep. She barked today

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Watchmen

I was planning to write a new rant on the film adaptation of Watchmen after seeing it, but having seen it recently, I think it turned out to be mostly acceptable. I have decided to make my complaints and praise spoiler-free, so read without fear. Good things first. There is a LOT of eye candy.

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The pull quote of the year

Maybe it’s time to bring back the left-nav link to the NYT.  “In an informal setting, Justice Clarence Thomas admitted to an uneasy relationship with the whole idea of rights.”

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