Monthly Archives: June 2003

If I had the money…

I used to think about what I would do if I had an absurd amount of money. Past ideas included: o Creating a completely independent non-profit global news network – like CNN, but with a similar mandate to NPR, with … Continue reading

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From my ever-lovin’ sis…

Doc Bruce Banner! Pelted by gamma rays! Turned into the Hulk. (“Ain’t he unglamorous!”) Wreckin’ the town with the power of a bull! “Ain’t no monster clown who is as loveable!” As ever-lovin’ Hulk! Hulk! Hulk!

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Technological evolution

Let’s be conservative and say that humans with “modern” anatomy (the same as ours) existed around 100,000 years ago. Current fossil evidence suggests possibly as much as 150,000 years or more, so that number’s pretty conservative. Why the hell did … Continue reading

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Comic Book Mythology

Why is it that the arch-nemeses of our most revered superheroes are evil geniuses? And that the struggle between good and evil usually boils down to strength versus intellect? I’m thinking here of Lex Luthor and Superman, The Leader and … Continue reading

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