Yes, I haven’t updated this site in forever.  I was busy.  And sick.  And busy again.  And disorganized. Well, new year, new opportunities, and here is some of the stuff I wrote that is worth archiving.

Pop Cultural and Nerd Icon John Hodgman came through town, so I talked to him about moustaches and the “Occupy” movement…

Read That Interview Here

…and for Newsarama, where he expressed his thoughts on DC Comics’ “New 52″ relaunch (he doesn’t like it).

Read THAT Interview Here

Continuing my brush with the highbrow, I talked with NPR’s lovely, funny and smart Brooke Gladstone about her excellent graphic novel THE INFLUENCING MACHINE with Josh Neufeld.

Read Part One of the Interview Here

Read Part Two of the Interview Here 

And Daniel Handler aka Lemony Snicket came through town to promtoe his book WHY WE BROKE UP, and we chatted about a bunch of odd stuff.

Read Our Witty Reparte Here

I talked to many webcomic creators, including Zach Weiner of SATURDAY MORNING BREAKFAST CEREAL, who even shared the script to an unused strip!

Read That Very Disturbing Interview Here

Brian K. Vaughan of Y: THE LAST MAN, RUNAWAYS and EX MACHINA talked with me briefly about his new Image comic SAGA…

Get Down With BKV At This Link

…and with that book’s artist, the very cool Fiona Staples

Check Out Some Sweet Preview Art Here

I did a two-part interview with author Brian Selznick on his new prose/graphic novel hybrid WODNERSTRUCK — and talked about Martin Scorsese’s film of THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET, HUGO (now up for 11 Oscars)

Read Part One Here

Read Part Two Here

And I discussed some cult comics, like John Arcudi and Doug Mahnke’s MAJOR BUMMER….

Read This One, it has a Nazi Dinosaur Named Tyrannosaurus Reich

…and a three-part series on comics that need to be reprinted (a few of which have in the ensuing months)

Part One is Here

Part Two is Here

Part Three is Here

And this essay on the cult 1980s’ show CAPTAIN POWER AND TEH SOLDIERS OF THE FUTURE coming out on DVD, which proved strangely popular online.

Power On Wtih Captain Power Here

Toward the end of 2011, I became obsessed with Cartoon Network’s cult hit ADVENTURE TIME.

First, I chatted briefly with creator Pen Ward and voice actors Tom Kenny and Jeremy Shada at a press junket at New York Comic-Con…

Experience The Insanity Here

Later, BOOM! Studios announced an ADVENTURE TIME comic, and I talked with that book’s writer, Ryan North of the amazing DINOSAUR COMICS

More Strangeness Here

And for the coupe-de-gras, I talked with ADVENTURE TIME creator Pen Ward at length, with guest-questions from Mike Allred, Joe Hill, Scott Kurtz, Lev Grossman, Nicholas Gurewitch, and even a guest-art piece by Tony Millionaire!

Part One is Here

Part Two is Here

In January, the daytime soap opera ONE LIFE TO LIVE ended, so I talked to local author Michael Malone, a former headwriter of the show, for a piece that included many clips from his era

It’s a Daytime To Remember Here

And for some reason, I wrote about the weirdly compelling awfulness of ONE TREE HILL, with clips.  Including one where a dog eats a heart.

Read This Very Strange Essay Here

Well, that’s most of the best stuff.  I’m pretty awesome, aren’t I?