Recommended Reading 05.10.12

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I am a terrible salesman. I bombed out of telemarketing jobs in high school, could not move a single chocolate bar for band fundraisers, and always had a huge pile of unsold Scout-O-Rama tickets every year. Alec Baldwin’s character in Glengarry Glen Ross would probably have me taken out back and shot. If you’re reading […]

Halloweek, Day Three: Funtastic!

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Halloween. When we’d get dressed up as our favorite superheroes — or at least, as the design geniuses at Ben Cooper imagined them. Now you can get studio-quality Batman and Superman costume replicas over the Internet. But back in the days before multi-billion dollar movie franchises, many adults seemed to have only a dim notion […]

I Am Not At Comic-Con

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Right now, at this moment, there are bins of half-price trade paperbacks going unfondled by me. There are lines of people waiting for hours for the chance to see movie trailers a month before everyone else and I am not one of them. There might be a 40-year-old nerd embarrassing himself in front of Paul […]