Archive for December, 2008


faked by Monday, December 29th, 2008

Jax!! The Omaha-fueled cave pop of the BOX ELDERS is barreling down the highways of America towards YR HAUS! This Friday, January 2, at 121 Millsaps the Elders will jingle jangle with the cream of Jaxxon garage, Los Buddies and the Overnight Lows.


Light + Glass Holiday Open House!

faked by Monday, December 22nd, 2008

Hey folks! If you’re in the Jackson, Mississippi, area today—Monday, December 22—please drop by the Light + Glass Holiday Open House. Plenty of last-minute gifts, a stack of Sandusky Reviews, and wonderful jewelry and photography.

It’ll run from 4-8, down at 523 Commerce Street. Hope to see you there!

Update: Jerri made this wonderful treasure chest display for the SRs. Thanks so much for everybody who came!!

Pondering the Price Hike

faked by Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

There’s been a fair amount of chatter on the comics internet in recent weeks about the possibility of many comics currently priced at $2.99 jumping up to $3.99 next year sometime. Tom Spurgeon wonders what would motivate Marvel and DC to make such a change; Sean Kleefeld weighs in with some thoughtful observations. I thought I would add my unsolicited opinion to the mix, so here are a few thoughts, followed by a title-by-title rundown of what I would keep reading for $3.99 and what I would drop like a can of Mello Yello that my dad’s first wife’s nephew had been hocking loogies into but I didn’t know and so I drank some. Which is to say, fast. (True story!) Let’s move on:

Throwing Down the Geek Gauntlet

faked by Saturday, December 13th, 2008

Depicted below are the absolute nerdiest things I own, as determined by me while unpacking the office after our recent move. I challenge anyone to top this. Your answers to this challenge should be documented and included in the comments here or on your own site. Here we go:

Year-End Compendium!

faked by Monday, December 8th, 2008


The Oaks of Audubon.

faked by Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008