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Sucksgiving Day Soundtrack

Yesterday was so miserable and unpleasant I was feeling like that Joe Bftsplk guy in Li’l Abner that had the rain cloud over him all the time.

Then I remembered– it was Sucksgiving Eve. So of course it would be a crappy day. Continue Reading »

Saturday’s Power Fantasy

Even for August, a month I heartily despise anyway, this one’s been pretty spectacularly horrible. Continue Reading »

The Weekend We Died Hard

“It’s gotta be today,” I told my wife.

But it wasn’t. The mailbox was empty. I let out a growl of disappointment and Julie started to laugh. Continue Reading »

Two Rough Days (and How We Cured Them)

A while back I did a series of columns on “comfort food” entertainment. I thought I’d pretty much said my piece on it, but a couple of things cropped up that made me want to come back to it again.

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Saturday’s Comfort Zone Wrapup

Finally, our conclusion.

Here’s part one, part two, and part three. I really had intended, when I first outlined this, to keep it to one or at most two columns. What can I say? Comfort food’s a staple around here lately. Between cold and flu season, and then hosting our godson Phenix for a couple of days, the old standbys have been in heavy rotation a lot.

Anyway, these are the last ones  — my go-to list of SF, fantasy, and superhero comics and books and movies that I never get tired of. Continue Reading »

Friday Curled Up by the Fireplace (Comfort Zone, part 3)

And here we are again with another list of comics, books and movies as comfy as your favorite old slippers. First we did Westerns, then contemporary action stories… this week, since we just had Halloween, it’s all about horror.
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Friday Nestled Under an Old Quilt (Comfort Zone, part 2)

This idea of comfort-food fiction really seems to resonate with a lot of people.

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Saturday in the Comfort Zone

Sometimes, you don’t want something new. You want to settle in with an old favorite, whether it’s a movie or a book or a comic. Comfort food.
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