The Most Fantastic Genre

[youtube:] PopCultureShock posted this great little clip about the new Blue Beetle -- Mexican-American Jaime Reyes -- and Junot Diaz' Oscar Wao, wherein Diaz notes: "The most fantastic genre can't keep up, or refuses to keep up, with how much our country has changed. And so people can dream about aliens, and they can dream … Continue reading The Most Fantastic Genre

Bloomfield Cyclist Assaulted by NYPD Rookie

The cyclist in the middle of the latest NYPD controversy is Christopher Long of Bloomfield, NJ, who is a lot more Zen than I'd be considering the cop is clearly an outright liar and thug: "I'm really sorry, but I'm not talking to the press," Christopher Long, 29, said as he manned an organic fruits-and-vegetables … Continue reading Bloomfield Cyclist Assaulted by NYPD Rookie

Thrillerfest 2008

Thrillerfest kicked off yesterday at the Grand Hyatt Hotel here in New York and I had the pleasure of attending the full day -- I'll be back tonight and most of Saturday -- meeting some great people, picking up some interesting books, and taking in some insightful information on the publishing game from the perspective … Continue reading Thrillerfest 2008