Collection of Published Articles for 2013, Pt.1

UPDATED: This is going to be a repository for links to my published stuff for a bit. I haven’t been posting about toys because I got a paying gig blogging about them for MTV Geek!  Here’s my first few posts: Power Lords Return Django Unchained Toys Pulled from Shelves Django Unchained Toys Now Banned on […]

Junot Diaz (THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO)

For an author held in high regard by virtually every serious literary establishment on the planet, talking with Junot Díaz is amazingly fun. Over the course of an interview to promote his appearance at Duke’s Richard White Lecture Hall Wednesday, Feb. 18, our conversation touched on everything from Mel Gibson’s plans to do a film […]

Junot Díaz (THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO) Part II (LINK FIXED)

TALKING TO JUNOT DIAZ, II – COMIC WRITERS AND WRITERS WRITING COMICS by Zack Smith Neswarama: Junot, you mentioned several current books you enjoy – what are some others you read? It sounds like you have a pretty extensive monthly catalog. Junot Díaz: I read as much as I can – I love the form. […]

Junot Díaz on THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO (link fixed)

TALKING TO JUNOT DIAZ by Zack SmithThe most acclaimed literary novel of the fall opens with a quote from…Galactus?Welcome to The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz.  It’s a novel that chronicles the life, times and family of Oscar de León, an overweight comics fan from a Dominican family growing up in […]