There’s One Big Reason to Watch Gotham and It Ain’t the Bat


If you’ve been reading my blog, you know I’m a huge Captain America fan. Always have been, always will. But what you may not know is that a certain Caped Crusader is probably my second favorite comic book character. Yep, I’ve always loved Batman, no matter what incarnation we’re talking about. The cheesy Adam West TV show. The greatest-cartoon-ever in Batman: The Animated Series. The Tim Burton movies. The Christopher Nolan movies. Frank Miller’s Dark …

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These Guys With Their Batman, Superman and Spider-Man Facial Hair are True Heroes

With all the recent posts about hair lately, you’d think I have some sort of fetish. But no, sorry. The only fetish I have is for superheroes. Uh, wait, that came out wrong. Thanks to my buddy Diana on Twitter, I became aware of a new breed of geekdom. One that doesn’t hide on a pair of boxers. Nor skulk among those long white comic-filled boxes in the dark of night. No, this breed wears …

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Lego Batman 2 May Be the Coolest Video Game Ever

Lego Batman, Robin and Superman

“It’s Awesome!!!” That’s the initial review of Lego Batman 2: DC Superheroes from my 9-year-old son Jason. And I pretty much have to agree with him. The Lego video games in general are all-around incredible (the Star Wars ones actually make Episodes I-III not just tolerable, but downright entertaining). The first Lego Batman was fun, but Lego Batman 2 soars to new heights. Not only do you get to play as Batman and Robin, but …

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Of Superheroes, Sushi and Poop – My 40th Birthday Rocked the House!

I may’ve turned 40 on Saturday, but I feel like I’m 12 again. This weekend, my wife and kids pulled out all the stops. And I do mean all. The day started bright and early at 7:02 when my alarm clock (a.k.a. Ryan, my super-excited 6-year-old) jumped into bed screaming it’s my birthday. He then proceeded to watch an episode or two of T.U.F.F. Puppy on TV while I dozed in and out of dreamland. …

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