The best year for me ran from July of 1999 to July of 2000. I’d been hit by a van and busted up. I was in a lot of pain, but never so glad to be alive. Books never meant more to me, nor did writing. The best books, mostly read in bed or afterContinue reading “My Favorite Year by Stephen King”
Author Archives: Larry Fire
Bad Asses By Mark Todd
Mark Todd graduated with honors from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California in 1993. He then moved to New York City, working with clients such as Mtv, Coca-Cola, Sony Music, The New Yorker and The MTA. In 2003, he moved back to southern California with his wife and fellow artist, Esther Pearl WatsonContinue reading “Bad Asses By Mark Todd”
Should Robin Be In Batman? Comic Legend Jeph Loeb Defends The Boy Wonder
The Internet fan community is in agreement: Do not, under any circumstances, put Robin anywhere near Christopher Nolan’s Batman universe, a world grounded in reality, where the laws of physics apply to hero and villain alike, where bullets wound and punches bruise. An acrobatic little kid in tights? Do it and I walk, Christian BaleContinue reading “Should Robin Be In Batman? Comic Legend Jeph Loeb Defends The Boy Wonder”
How to Hide an Elephant
Worth1000 challenged Photoshop users to hide an elephant! Some of the entries are ingenious. Check them out here.
The Goon Coming To The Big Screen
Dark Horse Entertainment, David Fincher and animation house Blur Studios are teaming up to bring cult comic The Goon to the big screen as a CG-animated film. Created by Eric Powell in 1999, the comic follows the adventures of a muscle-bound brawler who claims to be the primary enforcer for a feared mobster. TheContinue reading “The Goon Coming To The Big Screen”
Original Comic Book Art Appreciates
Comic-book collectors like their numbers. They know that the first issue of X-Men, which introduced Marvel’s mutant superheroes, was published in 1963 and had a cover price of 12 cents. They also know that today a copy of that issue, in near mint condition, is worth $16,500. (Parents, take note.) And while the market forContinue reading “Original Comic Book Art Appreciates”
Shining – An Alternative Trailer
A little editing and upbeat music can completely change the tone of a movie trailer.
Top 10 Scary Commercials
See the Top 10 Scary Commercials here.
The Origins of Ten of Your Favorite Muppets
I, like a lot of you, grew up on Sesame Street and the Muppets. But do you ever stop to wonder where they came from? Some of the characters we know and love today were recycled from other T.V. shows and commercials Jim Henson worked on and others were invented by using whatever materials wereContinue reading “The Origins of Ten of Your Favorite Muppets”
Rescue Me Minisode # 2: Fantasy
Good dream or a bad dream? Tommy’s (Denis Leary) fantasies take a turn for the worse when Garrity’s bunk gets sticky. It’s a bad night for Tommy. (For Mature Audiences)