Suck it, Olivia Munn!

20 06 2011

Book Review: Suck it, Wonder Woman!: the Misadventures of a Hollywood Geek, by Olivia Munn with Mac Montandon, published by St. Martin’s Press

Let me start out by saying this: I really, really wanted to like this book.  I love seeing geeky media figures (Justin Timblerlake’s love of Spider-man coming out in an interview; Aisha Tyler’s reference to Street Fighter in her article in Entertainment Weekly).  It makes me giggle when I see a comment that not everyone will get.  I was hoping that Olivia Munn’s Suck it, Wonder Woman!: the Misadventures of a Hollywood Geek would talk about how she got into the industry, what it’s like to work for G4 (or G4TV, or TechTV as it used to be known) and the Daily Show, and what it’s like to be nerd and a girl at the same time.  I was hoping.  Instead, I got a poorly edited book of mostly drivel-ly vignettes and stories that are just downright “fapfodder.”
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As I See It: DC Comics Reboot

7 06 2011

Since the 31st of May, the internet has been abuzz with word of the earth shattering DC Comics Reboot

According to Newsarama, “the [new JLA] team will ultimately boast 14 members, with the iconic core of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern and Aquaman. ”

Here are my prophesies (including art) for what the DCU will be like, starting September first.*

*Please don’t take this seriously. This is not journalism, merely comedic speculation.

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Heroes: As I See It

1 06 2011

So, it’s already been determined that I am a giant nerd.  I love comic books.  I am also very opinionated about comic books. You start me off on a rant and I will run with it.  I’d like to imagine that this makes me exceedingly entertaining when I’m drunk, but I think some people tire of it very quickly.

HOWEVER, I’m not going to make that assumption anymore!  Comment below with a superhero you’d like to hear about and I’ll provide the history I know of them, why they are a great OR terrible character, and what I think should happen to them.  I’ll post a different hero every week, titles “[Hero’s Name] As I See It.” Comment away!