When I sat down to think about whether I could muster any words of remembrance for Len Wein, I found myself stymied. How do you memorialize someone who went from being a fan to doing so much so well on so many levels? Then I realized that the breadth of his work was exactly the point. Len Wein helped open comics’…
Colleges banned them from their campuses, airlines banned them from their planes, your mom banned them from her dang house—along with Ryan, who’s still as no-good as ever—and now, Amazon has banned them from its store. Mashable reported Wednesday that “all hoverboards, regardless of brand, [have been] scrubbed from…
Esteemed writer and naturalist Peter Matthiessen, hailed by paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould as "our greatest modern nature writer in the lyrical tradition," died yesterday at his home in Sagaponack, N.Y. He was 86.
In memory of the men and women who lost their lives in the quest for space exploration. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden participates in a wreath laying ceremony as part of NASA's Day of Remembrance, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at Arlington National Cemetery.
Lost Girl has returned! And oh what a delirious mess it continues to be, now with 100 percent more George Takei (and roughly the same amount of overacting).
Ten years ago today, we lost Space Shuttle Columbia and her crew. Here, Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes as NASA Administrator Charles Bolden looks on, during a wreath laying ceremony held in the crew's memory today at Arlington National Cemetery. A public memorial service was also held at Kennedy Space Center…
Rather than writing his obituary , I thought it would be better to pay tribute to Steve Jobs by stealing one of his ideas. That's why I made this last Think Different video, in memoriam.
Paprika and Paranoia Agent director Satoshi Kon passed away this week, but before he died, he wrote a final blog post to his friends, family, and anime colleagues.
Indie comics king Harvey Pekar died today in his Cleveland home. Pekar was famous for his long-running autobiographical series American Splendor, in which he critiqued the doldrums of life. In 2003, American Splendor became an acclaimed film starring Paul Giamatti.
Phllip Klass, who wrote under the pseudonym William Tenn, was the author of off-kilter, humorous Golden Age stories like "On Venus, Have We Got a Rabbi" and "Venus and the Seven Sexes." He died Sunday at the age of 89.