Taken for Granted

Taken for Granted

30

Jan

2015

Goodness knows our society has long mistaken the exhortation to kill its idols for an invitation to shit on its most talented members, but sometimes it seems that comics fandom in particular is determined to isolate the best and brightest of their chosen medium's creators and relentlessly heap bile on them until they go aw ...
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The Most Beautiful Fraud: Revenge

The Most Beautiful Fraud:  <i>Revenge</i>

28

Jan

2015

Yermek Shinarbayev's Revenge had, to put it mildly, a bit of a struggle facing its path to cinematic glory.  For one thing, the world wasn't exactly focused on Kazakh cinema at the time (not that that world has seen fit to alter that lack of focus today), and the Soviet Union was too busy collapsing on itself to give the ...
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Patrón of the Arts

Patrón of the Arts

27

Jan

2015

Hello, dearest readers of Leonard Pierce dot com:Perhaps you thought I was deceased.  Perhaps you thought that this blog was as dead as Jacob Marley, as passé as Bob Marley, as irrelevant as Marley Marl.  Nothing could be further from the truth.I, Leonard Pierce, for whom Leonard Pierce dot com was presumably named, have ...
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