Archive for September, 2011

I was not aware that there was going to be a World of Darkness MMO coming out. See, even though I have played a few MMOs, I do not follow the field. I generally find the idea of paying a monthly fee for a game distasteful, and the idea of doing it for multiple games […]


For the last few decades, one of the interesting questions about Batman, both in and out of his own setting, is whether he does more harm than good. People have argued that he actually creates supervillains, and then other people get caught in the crossfire, even though Batman stops the ultimate plan every time. It’s […]


Gotham’s a hell of a noir setting. There’s nothing new in that statement, of course. The original comics came out of the pulp magazines of the late 20s and early 30s, and many of the first superheroes were heightened versions of those same pulp protagonists. So saying that Batman lives in a noir setting is […]


This one is fairly unusual for a number of reasons. The first is that as far as I know, I never saw this episode as a kid. I don’t know if it wasn’t aired when or where I was watching it, or if it was just bad luck. Or maybe I did see it, but […]