A picture perfect replica of the All Terrain Armored Transport Vehicle from Star Wars done in gingerbread
Tired of the usual gingerbread houses studded with gumdrops, and fairy tale castles covered in white, jism-like frosting? Well, here's a new collection of structures made of inedibly dry ginger ... More >>
Is it too soon to attempt a calm discussion about the contents of The Dark Knight Rises?
Anyway, when I saw it, my friend kept murmuring, "Catwoman's a lesbian!"
The truth is, you do wonder a lot about Anne Hathaway character, Selina Kyle/Catwoman.
Her affection for men seems distinctly manipulat ... More >>
Last week's terrible incident in Aurora, Colorado in which 70 people were shot, 12 fatally, at a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises made many of us think about how awful these episodes of senseless violence are, how precious and fragile life is, and that we should stay close and be good to ou ... More >>
What happens when you mix together the crazy plot twists of Dan Brown, the conspicuous nature of Julian Assange and a right-hand serviceman as powerful as Alfred was to Bruce Wayne? You have what the Times has called "perhaps the greatest breach in centuries in the wall of secrec ... More >>
By R.C. Baker
It turns out that the Joker -- pop culture's pre-eminent villain -- was created by one of the good guys.
N.C. Christopher Couch's new book, Jerry Robinson: Ambassador of Comics (Abrams ComicArts, 224 pp., $35.00), recounts how, in 1939, Robinson, then a 17-year-old preparing t ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMay 24, 1962, Vol. VII, No. 31Lenny Bruce in LondonBy Charles MarowitzMuch of the pro-reaction here to Lenny Bruce is fatuously eggheaded. The big guns on the London weeklies insist that Bruce is a moralist. Not only insist, but demand that he be ... More >>
Amid the piles upon piles of DC and Marvel fare -- and between the dozens of unoriginal clowns dressed as Heath Ledger's Joker, licking their imaginary lip-scars as you walked by -- one could find a bit of interesting, off-the-beaten-path literary programming at the New York Comic Con, which invad ... More >>