| Jan 24, 2013
| 1:19 PM
In the "Superman" movies and television series, Clark Kent always knows when to transform into a superhero to protect Lois Lane.
Our suave nine-month-old Orange tabby kitten named Clark shows his affection and gives a loud purr to everyone here at...
| Jan 29, 2013
Leroy 'Sugarfoot' Bonner
Lead singer and guitarist for Ohio Players
Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner, 69, lead singer and guitarist for the Ohio Players, a band that fused rock, soul and funk for a string of R&B hits in the 1970s, died Saturday in a Dayton...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 1:10 PM
My wife and I have been obsessed about watching "The Big Bang Theory." It keeps us laughing and yes, we loathe the hysterical laugh track. By now, though, we don't hear it anymore. It's like the hum of the furnace, or the traffic outside.
The show is...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 7:40 AM
One is real, one is Super, and one is the future. Such were Kia's offerings at Thursday's Chicago Auto Show.
The automaker used its news conference to unveil the all-new Kia Forte Hatchback, a special edition Superman-inspired Optima Hybrid show car,...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Writing literary fiction is a pursuit for neither the impatient nor the faint of heart. It takes years to learn the craft, then more years to break into the famously insular, heavily guarded world of high-level publishing. It's a slog, in short,...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 6:01 PM
It was no accident that British makeup artist Stuart Freeborn resembled his most famous movie creation — Yoda, the wrinkled, ancient sage from the "Star Wars" films.
"I looked at myself in the mirror and decided that I was comic, with all these...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 11:30 AM
If you follow the Ravens at all, you know this was the season John Harbaugh pushed all the right buttons — and pushed himself into the top tier of NFL head coaches, too.
Wonder why so many of these guys burn out? Think about all the challenges...
| Feb 13, 2013
This week has been a tough one for me, both as a fan of comics & science fiction AND as a professional writer. See, for the last few days, comic book readers have been debating DC Comics’ hiring of Orson Scott Card to write a Superman story for...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:51 AM
If comic book characters are a driving force in Hollywood, it's worth noting that Wonder Woman, one of the most iconic characters of the last 70 years, has yet to star in her own live-action movie.
She hasn't been completely ignored. Two years ago,...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:01 PM
A Baltimore comic store has joined the growing public outcry over DC Comics' decision to hire a gay-marriage opponent and author to write part of the coming "Adventures of Superman" series.
Joining many shops nationwide, Gorilla King Comics in Fells...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 11:04 AM
It's hard to imagine that gay marriage and Superman could be wrapped into a controversy, but that's happening across the nation as DC Comics launches a new line of comic books featuring Clark Kent's alter ego.
One of the authors signed on for the...