My Story “Working Retail” Published Today by BuzzyMag!

Well, today's a good day, folks. A very good day. My first professional short story hit the shelves (virtually, at least) over at Buzzymag.com. I thought you folks might like to give it a gander. "Working Retail" is a horror-comedy story, and I think that I've handled the whole zombie apocalypse thing in a pretty [...]

[Guest Post] – Top 5 Ultimate Batman Villains of All Time

There are literally hundreds of villains in the DC universe and Batman has tangled with his fair share while protecting Gotham City from the dregs of humanity. But of course, some are more dangerous than others (poor Ventriloquist...stuck committing crimes through a Tommy-gun toting dummy named Scarface). Here are just a few of the most [...]

Religion in Guild Wars 2: The Sylvari

If you are an MMO player like me, you are probably excitedly awaiting the release of Guild Wars 2 at the end of August. If you are an armchair philosopher like me, then you are probably very intrigued by the concepts behind a couple of the races and their relationships with religion. The obvious being [...]

Batstravaganza! – What does it mean to be the Dark Knight?

In my previous Batstravaganza article, I discussed how the “Dark Age of Comics” changed both Batman and the genre of superheroes forever. The change was one of themes, but also one of aesthetics. In this article, I’m going to look specifically at the Batman of the Christopher Nolan movie trilogy: Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, [...]