I wouldn't say that he was using this as a publicity stunt, but rather suggested a methodology. Was it "too much" or unfair help? I couldn't tell you, but there's nothing in what the kid did that seems to suggest that his help was in any way intended to promote his own work, nor anything other than help his kid get… » 7/21/14 12:00pm Monday 12:00pm

I think they had about three plots planned... one of which included the Captain setting up a tinpot republic.... It showed great promise, but it never made sense to me that they would hang out on the island... I mean, a boomers major strength is hiding... why park it where any series of subs or helicopters or cruise… » 7/03/14 2:25pm 7/03/14 2:25pm

Well, based on the style of general "Golden Age" of things, I'd say the 60's... but even in literature I tend to object to the term. It implies that somehow Silver Ages, or modern fiction or graphic novels or what have you are somehow lesser than the Golden Age and I whole heatedly disagree... I think some of the… » 6/30/14 2:49pm 6/30/14 2:49pm

Personally, I feel that in the story in question it does hold a similar context. In the story, alien (fungi to be exact) were transferring human intelligences into devices that would allow them to travel through time and space. Those were the horrible changed post-humans, robbed of their bodies were the being he was… » 6/25/14 12:46pm 6/25/14 12:46pm