Jazz musician by night, superhero by night also, and frequently during the day despite the name, this is my retrospective on the live-action superhero no one was clamoring to see on TV, but for comic-book fans in the 90s, this was about as good as it got. This is the not so aptly named Night Man.
A good movie remake is like finding six-year-old leftovers in the back of the freezer that taste something kind of like how they were once supposed to, if not a little different too. Yeah, remakes are common, and often disappointing, but sometimes they're also amazing. Check out this list of some movies that could really benefit from a trip through the remake machine.
Ninjas are about as easy to ignore these days as is a roundhouse kick to the head. Seriously, ninjas are all over. But unlike cheap Halloween costumes, toys, videogames, ninja-based-business-terminology, the ninja invasion of American entertainment began slow and subtle, rather like ninjas themselves. Read more about this history in the latest M.Y.O.P.I.A.
Fall is the season for horror. Not just for TV and movies. On these cold nights, as the moon disappears behind clouds, and leaves rustle against the corner of the house, there's nothing like reading a good scary book into the wee hours of the night. Check out my recommendation for classic horror books, and believe me, some of these are well worth reading, and others are well worth skipping.
Get ready to read about fashion...well, sort of. To end the slightly celebrated Superhero September on the site, check out a bit of food for thought on superhero outfits, and particularly, where the movies can really fail fans, and the core of what a character is, by getting the costume wrong.
Are you comic-book-curious? Are you intimidated by the world of comic books? Are you clueless where to start reading? Then this list of graphic novels is for you. These are accessible stories great for newbies, and essential to hardcore fans. No intimidation here, these are easy to find books with great storytelling. So check out my opinionated graphic novel recommendations.