From the people I’ve talked to about this, it seems like CK’s apology was a lot better received by men than it was by women. I think that maybe that’s because for most men, actions like CK’s are a hypothetical. Imagining this sort of thing is an intellectual exercise for us. For women, it’s just their reality.
Going through a bunch of old stuff for last week’s column, I found this story. Thought I’d share it here. It originally saw print in a magazine called CARAVAN about fourteen years ago.
So, presented once again. From the archives, a tale of terror… the weekend when Julie met my mother.
When Wonder Woman came out, I quickly started hearing the right things from the wrong people.
There has been a lot going on in the world of pop culture these days, and I thought I’d ramble about it for a bit. Fasten your seat belts!
Today I take a look at a comic about decay. No, it’s not about me, why do you ask?
My first Roy Thomas comic was also my first Marvel comic. I was a wee lad in third grade, a big devotee of the Batman TV show, and had thus far successfully badgered my mother into buying precisely one comic from the spinner rack at Young’s Market. Some time later, I found myself parked on a naugahyde couch awaiting my turn in the barber’s chair, when my eyes fell upon the cover of Uncanny X-Men #29. This was my introduction to both the Marvel Universe and its best writer, Roy Thomas.
We’re a bit late this month, but there’s still plenty of time to take a look at everyone’s favorite monopolistic catalog!