Since the site where I first published them is gone, in the interest of keeping them in circulation, here are two of my finest tips from the vault. Continue reading
2013 was a great year for comics, conventions, community and Kickstarter commerce. Earth Prime Time turns two years old, so here’s the top ten interview list for the year. Wednesday habits like visiting your local comic store may do well to add a break to your week, so thanks for visiting me here every Wednesday! Continue reading
Just in time for gifting purposes, O’Reilly Media delivers this new edition of the popular iPad:The Missing Manual. The timing’s ideal for non-holiday reasons too, as it’s only been a matter of months since the last major iOS 7 upgrade and release of new iPad models. As usual, this guide is an entirely useful companion, in paperback or even better via Kindle or iBooks. For those looking for a short version, the answer is yes–it’s worth buying for a loved one. Or yourself.
ROFLCON III brought us many a delightful meme and comic culture fodder. Following the map in our choose-your-own-adventure guide, we found our way to the webcomic panel with Richard Stevens of the Diesel Sweeties webcomic and Sam Brown of Exploding Dog. The Q & A got bizarre (as only a self referential Internet conference can get), so I asked Richard to talk to us about the comic market, webcomics, toasters, pixel kittens and more. Continue reading
Upon hearing that Telltale Games— the company responsible for episodic point-and-click adventures based on venerated franchises including Sam & Max and Wallace & Gromit— would be reviving Back to the Future as a point-and-click adventure, I was cautiously optimistic. Telltale has produced several worthy adventures in recent years, but historically, BttF games have always sucked something fierce. Could this release break a decades-long curse? Continue reading