A scathing/affectionate look back at some insanely cheesy Turok comics from the 1990s: “They crash-land in the Lost Land, naturally. There the survivors are attacked by dinosaurs, kidnapped by telepathic aliens with sharp sticks, and menaced by a huge shapeshifting monster made of flesh-melting goo. It is awesome.”
Ancient castle ruins on North American soil, secret societies scuttling Atlantic exploration, and a grail tradition in Canada stretching back seven centuries? Canada is at the heart of a North American grail conspiracy. Or so says Michael Bradley, author of the popular Holy Grail across the Atlantic: The […]
Nicholas Gurewitch’s the Perry Bible Fellowship are my favourite webcomics. They’re hilariously sad, outrageous, subtle, grimly clever and will leave you, as the kids say, ROTFL.
Gamespy has a handy overview of the Independent Game Festival (IGF) finalists, along with handy download links: “Here’s the deal: freed from the constraints of big-budgets and risk-averse giant publishing houses, indie games made on shoestring budgets can actually feature original gameplay or bizarre subject matter.”
A spunky site with a similar mandate of taking low culture seriously does romance novel reviews: Come for the Dominican Bitches, Stay for the Man Titty.
For those of you who’ve just seen the stellar Battlestar Galactica morph from a fascinating West-Wing-In-Space premise into something very very different in the recent season finale, check out this heartfelt commentary.