You think you know but you have no idea. Most of you believe you’re familiar with the fable, The Three Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf. What if I told you that the Big Bad Wolf, or Bad Wolf rather, was in fact the hero? What if Bad Wolf’s only crime was defending his terrain … More Stonewalled
BY DENNIS R. UPKINS Originally published at 30UpTV: “I am a woman, a mutant, a thief, an X-Man, a lover, a wife, a queen. I am all these things. I am Storm and for me, there are no such things as limits.” —Storm Nine years old. That was the age of this Catholic Altar Boy … More The Perfect Storm: An Analysis of Marvel’s Most Important Superheroine
“The path of the One is made by many.” —The Oracle, The Matrix films Be it a social media post, an academic essay, a news article, or a novella, many of my readers know that I am very prone to include profound quotes in my work. A number of those quotes have guided me and … More And I Quote
Now that the check has cleared…..I’m excited to announce that I was recently selected and awarded a prestigious writer’s grant. … More May We Get What We Deserve
We interrupt your meaningless existence for this very important announcement. Over on Instagram, Perfection Herself, The Goddess known as Gina Torres decided to serve fashion, face, style, and grace and remind everyone that this is her world and she’s letting us pay rent. WHY? Because she can. This concludes our important announcement. You may now … More Because She Can
“I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.” —Maya Angelou Over on OUTvoices, I pay tribute to the life and legacy of one of the greatest superheroines ever, the late Monica Roberts.
It’s always awesome when a work assignment requires you to pen a think piece that is ultimately a love letter to your favorite superhero. Battle on, Windrider!!!!!!
Looking for something to (re)watch while staying at home? I may be able to help you out on that score. Over on 30Up I explain why Crisis On Infinite Earths is the once in a lifetime television event that’s been nearly a century in the making. And now, our feature presentation.
Over on Black Girl Nerds, I pay tribute to a pioneer, a visionary, and a superhero in the truest sense of the word. My good friend and Patronus, the late Perry Moore.
In honor of my 400th post, a special edition entry…… A visionary by the name of David Bowie once shared a most profound truth: “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is to love and and be loved in return.” This is the story of the most incredible man I’ve ever met. In a chance encounter, … More Where There’s A Will