Yesterday I wrote about the wonderfully intelligent, compelling comic-book series Ex Machina. Last month, series creators Brian K. Vaughan and Tony Harris unveiled the series’ final issue: number 50.  So what did I think of it? (I’ll try to be vague about the details, but

One of my favorite comic-book series of the last decade, Ex Machina, drew to a close last month.  Before reading the 50th and final issue, I decided to go back and re-read the entire run of this extraordinary series. Ex Machina tells the story of Mitchell Hundred.  In a world very m

Usually I dread the ads that we’re all forced to sit through in movie theaters these days when waiting for one’s chosen film to start.  But this one I could watch a hundred times: Conan’s new show premieres on TBS in November.  Can’t wait.