While vampires are for me on the verge of being as clichéd and worn-out as zombies are, Abraham Lincoln is another story.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is in bookstores this Tuesday.
WSJ: Microsoft is working on controller-free gaming technology and Sony is developing a motion controller. Both are slated for later this year. Are you worried?
Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime: We do not fear any competitor.
"Twinkie Cheese Dog - This dog can survive any disaster and it might cause a few of its own. Simple - a hot dog laid in a Twinkie covered in cheese. Yum"The Pink Panther sounds fairly disgusting also.
"A third high school could cost up to $100 million, and District 308 has the money, thanks a successful $450 million building referendum measure in 2006. It could also cost the district an estimated $2 million in additional operations and personnel costs to open the building."with this:
"I never could get over how people in this town reacted to snow," he said. "I am convinced that infants born in Washington, D.C., are taken from the arms of their loving mothers right when they are born into a room where someone shows a film of a snowstorm with shrieking and screaming so that those children come to believe snow is a mortal enemy, like a nuclear attack, because I have seen, for over 40 years here, people in this town go into a full-scale panic at the thought of a snowfall."While I haven't lived in that part of the county, my current job and my last job put me in regular contact with people who live/work in the mid-Atlantic states and I've experienced their abject fear of snow first hand.
"It's always better to leave the party early. If I had rolled along with the strip's popularity and repeated myself for another five, 10 or 20 years, the people now 'grieving' for Calvin and Hobbes would be wishing me dead and cursing newspapers for running tedious, ancient strips like mine instead of acquiring fresher, livelier talent. And I'd be agreeing with them. ... I think some of the reason Calvin and Hobbes still finds an audience today is because I chose not to run the wheels off it."Now I can't expect all comic strip creators to have the talent and unique voice of someone like Bill Watterson, but is it too much to ask that they have at least some of his artistic integrity?