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Von's Verbosity: Working for the "exposure"

It looks like Showtime should have had a different pitch for their latest contest. Instead of promising graphic designers exposure at an upcoming boxing event, they should have labeled it a free vacation package. That might have gone over a bit better. Or the designers who are boxing fans would be more inclined to… » 8/20/14 3:24pm Today 3:24pm

Yale Stewart's Nightwing has hit 4chan

And Bleeding Cool has the story. If you've been hanging out in certain corners of comics Twitter, word of the JL8 cartoonist sending unsolicited graphic photos to women has been an open secret for a while. Now, in the wake of Stewart's public spat with Ulises Farinas and his decision to step away from JL8, those… » 8/20/14 2:49pm Today 2:49pm

We're Compiling Every Police-Involved Shooting In America. Help Us.

The United States has no database of police shootings. There is no standardized process by which officers log when they've discharged their weapons and why. There is no central infrastructure for handling that information and making it public. Researchers, confronted with the reality that there are over 17,000 law… » 8/20/14 10:53am Today 10:53am