"While I was listening the radio this morning, one of the host was complaining about how long documentaries have become. Like if there is a 4 part series he thinks it could have easily been done in 2 parts. He thinks the documentarians are padding…"
"I preordered that one, but it won't arrive for a few weeks, because I doubled it up with Golden Age Captain America Vol. 2.
This week I ordered the Man-Thing Omnibus in preparation for October. (I read the Swamp Thing Omnibus LAST October, so…"
"How could I forget it!?! Why, that date is so near and dear to my heart that I (secretly) arranged to marry The Lovely and Talented on the 25th Anniversary of that momentous event.
Which makes today...oh crap ..."
"I actually own a copy of this one, but I haven't watched it in years. Watching the first chapter this afternoon, I was unpleasantly reminded that it is very much a thing of its time (WWII). In particular, there's a line by the…"
"My (2-volume) copy of Varney reprints the original penny-dreadful publication, and is in print so small that I may have to get a magnifying glass (or --shudder -- reading glasses)!
If I tried to make such a list -- even limited just to…"
"Now that we're all fully-vaccinated, The Lovely, The Lad and I had brunch with her parents and some family friends that we hadn't seen since The Before Times, at a little family restaurant in Vienna, VA that has been one of our "go…"
"She by H. Rider Haggard.
My Non-Comics Reading Project for 2021 is kind of loosely defined as "Classics I Always Wanted to Read Sometime." I started the year by working my way through all of Sherlock Holmes (previous reads had always…"
""The Deadly Dreams of Doctor Destiny" (Justice League of America #34).
For those of you keeping track at home, my Comics Reading Project for 2021 is DC Super-Teams. My original plan was to work my way through them in chronological…"
"My favorite corona hair turned out to be The Lad's.
After years of insisting on keeping it cut short, he had no choice but to let it grow out in quarantine. And it was AMAZING!!! Imagine if Bob Ross and Harpo Marx had a love…"
Thanks fot the welcome! Man, you ARE old! I don't even want to think about how long I've been writing my column. I figured I had a half-dozen topics tops, but they just keep coming. I'm glad you enjoy it.
I appreciate you taking the time to tell me that. In fact, I'm right in the middle of preparing the next Deck Log entry when I took a moment to check my new e-mail.
I imagine all of us leave a bigger wake than what we realise. But it's nice to, every once in a while, have somebody tell us so. I'm glad you enjoy the column. Many moons ago, when Rich Lane approached me with the idea, my first concern (after wondering if there was enough material to keep a Silver-Age column going for long) was if anybody would have any interest in reading it.
The hit-counters tell me that somebody's out there reading it, but it's an especial treat to get a note like yours. I completely understand the business about not saying anything unless you have something to say. In reflexion, I'm the same way. Not only on threads here, but I frequent other sites regularly, and have yet to post a comment---because there's nothing I can add to the commentary.