"Goldbrix is a HYDRA bar." I love that. You've got your leather bars, your singles bars, your hipster bars, your topless bars, your dive bars and all the rest. Why shouldn't there be "evil hi-tech spies bent on global domination" bars? » 11/13/14 2:30pm 11/13/14 2:30pm

Takes me back to 1985 or '86. Mega-crowded morning train full of people just trying to get to work without having their faces shoved inappropriately into one another's bodies. Most of us are failing. There's a young man and his apparent girlfriend sitting on a seat, and he is casually flicking a lighter at the tips of… » 11/10/14 11:23am 11/10/14 11:23am

I'm a basically grim, depressive guy with a cynical world view. Therefore, naturally, Batman is my favorite comics hero. I'm partial to the Adams/O'Neil, Year One and especially Year 100 versions. But, out of all Batman's incarnations, THIS one remains my favorite. » 11/06/14 12:49pm 11/06/14 12:49pm

I think that's too broad. I'm a Lutheran pastor, and (obviously) I know hundreds of members of the clergy, of many denominations. I also know many highly active lay leaders. And yes, there absolutely are a few nut jobs mixed in there, along with some abusive personalities. » 10/09/14 12:28pm 10/09/14 12:28pm

I'm sorry, but for me this is one of the techs that inspires legitimate nostalgia. Sure, they're outdated, and no they were never perfect (I also used to just go to the right section and look around — IF I was in a library with open stacks!). » 10/07/14 10:23am 10/07/14 10:23am