Elements of Style, Observation Deck Edition

Whoo boy. It’s been kind of crazy these last few weeks around here. Some behind the scenes stuff, some more public stuff, but you know what? It’s all good. We have quite a few newcomers coming in, and for them and those that aren’t here all that often, things can get kind of confusing and hectic. With that said, I… » 5/06/15 4:33pm A minute ago

When You’re Bullied For Not Liking Something Popular

Every time a popular movie, game or TV show comes out, there are going to be people who either didn’t like it or thought it was flawed. There shouldn’t be a problem with this as we can’t all like the same things and are all going to have our own personal opinions.
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Secret Wars #1: Holy Shit

Spoilers, blah blah. You’ve been warned, blah blah. Don’t read any further if you wish to remain unspoiled, etc etc. I’m clearly just trying to write enough so that the spoilery bits don’t accidentally show up on the header and piss someone off. Have I done enough now? I hope so, because it’s very difficult to write… » 5/06/15 1:02pm Today 1:02pm

Wednesday Android Update: It's Happening Edition! (UPDATED!)

For some reason I keep telling people “Happy Monday”, despite it being Wednesday. Clearly my brain has just associated the work week with “fuck Mondays” permanently now. [shrugs] » 5/06/15 12:59pm Today 12:59pm

Jim Gordon and Oswald Cobblepot: An Unequal Friendship

Jim’s first impression of the gangster who would one day call him “friend” was simple: a nameless thug who worked for Fish Mooney. Oswald happened to have just finished beating a thief when Jim found him in an alley, prompted there by the man’s cries of pain. Hardly the most auspicious way for an alliance between a… » 5/06/15 11:28am Today 11:28am

Joss Whedon on Why He Left Twitter

So there’s been a lot of speculation about why Joss decided to delete his Twitter account — most of that speculation is about the hate he received for Avengers: Age of Ultron’s Black Widow portrayal. But Joss told Buzzfeed that all that speculation? Horseshit. » 5/06/15 2:47am Today 2:47am