All posts for the month January, 2009

Some reading material

Even though I personally started reading comic books at the impressionable young age of 28, there is actually quite a substantial market of teenage girls for American (read: non-manga) comics and graphic novels, although it’s a little hard to figure out. Anyway, I wrote about it this week in Publishers Weekly, with the hook of [...]

It all goes downhill from here!

I’m on deadline right now, but I just wanted to wish you and yours a very happy New President Day. I’m not sure if it’s hit you yet, but go to and maybe it will. And make sure to check out the speech on line if you didn’t get a chance to watch it [...]

A rock to wind a piece of string around

Note: This post is an example of the world’s most egregious case of burying the lead, but it couldn’t be helped. Skip to the third and fourth paragraphs to bypass the wanking for some actual pertinent information. When I was a sophomore in college, I applied for my school’s only selective major, public policy, and [...]