Monday, April 19, 2004

Random Thoughts

Mike got his box from Larry, who is going to get the nickname of "Santa Larry" here soon if he's not careful. I don't know how much influence the blogosphere has on the regular gamut of comic book readers, or even regular readers, but if we have any at all, AIT/Planet Lar sales will be going up.

Dwight Williams has offered to send me his latest work, Evening Shift from Arctic Star Studios. There are preview pages available at the website.

Have you wondered what Smallville's Tom Welling would look like dressed as Superman? Well, wonder no more. Alex Ross is sharing his vision of Tom as Superman. via Near Mint Heroes.

Four Color Meat and Fish sings the praises of Backissue magazine.

Amy Langfield has some strong reasoning on how soon we'll be seeing newspapers blogging. She has, as usual, the practical take on the situation.

From bookslut comes news of an art exhibit that had its roots in a hate crime.

Condi Rice makes a freudian slip: "At a recent dinner party ... Rice was reportedly overheard saying, “As I was telling my husb—” and then stopping herself abruptly, before saying, “As I was telling President Bush.” Jaws dropped, but a guest says the slip by the unmarried politician, who spends weekends with the president and his wife, seemed more psychologically telling than incriminating."