The Thinking Man's Idiot

The unruly brain and bad habits of a writer, artist, and grilled cheese sandwich-enthusiast.

Category Archives: Literature

Happy if She were Nappy: Thoughts on the Greatest X-Man

When the MCU reboots the ‘X-Men’ film series, here’s the one change they NEED to make.

Friday, 14 June, 2019 · 4 Comments

2018: the YEar i didn’t give up

In which I find hope in the climax of this Batman’s-dick-of-a-year.

Saturday, 2 March, 2019 · Leave a comment

Pillar of Salt: Looking back at the Best and Worst of 2017

Sorry, Frank – it was NOT “a very good year”.

Still, there were bright spots to be found.

Saturday, 13 January, 2018 · Leave a comment

In For A Penny: Vices I Admire

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III, on why vice can be nice. Yes, I own this shirt. “The cannabis experience has greatly improved my appreciation for…

Thursday, 19 May, 2016 · 1 Comment

Crab Barrel: The Pitfalls of Critiquing work by ‘Your own people’

You know that line between “providing creative criticism” and “being a self-hating sell-out”? It’s not as thin as you think.

Tuesday, 18 March, 2014 · Leave a comment

Summer Reading Lust: 2012 review

Sadly, I did NOT read as much as I wanted to.

Wednesday, 5 September, 2012 · Leave a comment

Summer Reading Lust: ‘Return of the Dapper Men’

Watercolors and an anime sensibility make this steampunk adventure an easy read.

Monday, 20 August, 2012 · 1 Comment

Summer Reading Lust: Level Up

Gene Luen Yang writes a book that has interesting ideas, but doesn’t quite land.

Wednesday, 18 July, 2012 · 1 Comment

Summer Reading Lust

Summer means book time.

Tuesday, 19 June, 2012 · 1 Comment