There was no one like Artie Simek (1916-1975), who lettered most of Marvel's Silver Age titles. This terrific short documentary about comic book lettering makes me want to pull out my Ames Lettering Guide and nib pen.
On Jan. 6, 2020, Donald Trump's supporters set out to "hang Mike Pence," his own vice president, after Pence refused to use his authority to block the certification of Trump's election defeat. Since then, Pence has avoided criticism of his old boss, downplayed the violence on Capitol Hill that he escaped, and even blamed Democrats… READ THE REST
TikToker @jrw21 describes the setup for the iconic "James Bond Chord." Today I'm going to teach you about one of my favorite guitar chords, known as "the James Bond Chord." Very famous for being in most, if not all, of the James Bond films. It usually happens after he says one of his infamous lines… READ THE REST
Will Sommer reports on the comical and criminal failure of an "anti-woke" superhero movie project, about a character created by Theodore "Vox Day" Beale. The money raised is missing and one of the people involved is facing federal indictment: "I wouldn't count on us getting the money back," Beale told his well-fleeced flock. Beale's history… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The internet is a chaotic, weird, beautiful thing where you can find things from amazing infographics to fun news blurbs about what is clearly the prologue to a horror movie. When you're… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Black Friday weekend is here, meaning exciting new doorbuster deals are live this Saturday and Sunday only. These are the best prices we've had all year on our bestselling sales. Prices… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. As the holidays approach and Santa lists are made, we're reminded that things aren't as inexpensive as they used to be. This is not exclusive to physical gifts. Air travel prices… READ THE REST