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Mr. Reece Goes to Comic-Con


“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” John Lennon said that. He might not have ever attended Comic-Con, but Mr. Lennon may as well have been describing my time in San Diego when he said it. Every amazing thing that happened, happened without plans. But more on that later. San Diego Comic-Con 2011 was a whirlwind of comic-related insanity. On the outer edges of it, Hollywood peddled its wares. Shows like The Big Bang Theory,… Read More »

Unto Every Generation…


It is really no secret that vampires are IN now. “Twilight” has taken over the mind of most every teenage girl in the country. HBO’s hit “True Blood” is gaining quite a following that grows with each episode. And there are a few vampire shows premiering on the networks this fall. But people are forgetting the originator of it all (or at least the one that paved the way): “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” Still revered as one the best teen… Read More »