Nerd Mecca: San Diego Comic Convention

Jul 11th, 2012 Featured, On Pop culture, On Travel incoherentboy 14 min read

Clearly, the San Diego Comic Convention isn’t the Lazarus Pit, let alone sacred ground. But as far as true believers are concerned, it might as well be. I’m flying to San Diego from San Fran in a few hours for my first pilgrimmage, and already I can feel the buzz and the energy of the place online.

Review: The Amazing Spider-Man

Jul 2nd, 2012 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 4 min read

Verdict: Three out of five stars. Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, as Spider-Man/Peter Parker and his first love Gwen Stacy, make a fine pair, and their sizzling chemistry is the best thing about the movie. But sub-plots are taken up and swiftly jettisoned, and most of all, it fails to keep up the momentum.