The Daily Dose

Friday, Mar. 5, 2010

Today in Techland: In case you’re living under a rock, actually nope, Disney probably checked there. Well as everyone knows, Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland opens today and because we love you, we put together a history of Alice in Wonderland. Yep. You’re welcome. We also talk a bit of Alice on today’s Techland

The End of An Era? Memories of Milestone Comics

This week’s issue of Milestone Forever closes the door on another reality. That reality began in 1993 when the characters of the Milestone Media imprint injected a whole new breed of superhero into the comics market. Characters like cocky inventor genius Hardware, omniscient Machiavellian manipulator Dharma and energy-absorbing …

Origins: Chatting With Up Director Pete Docter

Pete Docter is a Pixar guy. He was one of the animation studio’s first employees, and has directed Toy Story and Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc., and last year’s almost unanimously acclaimed Up. That last film is only the second animated movie to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar. Between that, and its nomination for Best Animated …

Through the Looking Glass: The Many Alices of Wonderland

Wonderland? I have the strangest sense that we’ve been here before.

What began as a child’s story created by a young man during his time spent with his boss’ children in the 1850s has become a cherished classic – and time and again, its likeness has proven that it has staying power.

Lewis Carroll (or Charles Dodgson as he was …

Emanata: The Ultimate Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Book

Jason Shiga’s artwork is as precisely functional as a mathematical proof: it communicates what’s happening in his comics clearly, it’s funny, and that’s about all that can be said for it. But he’s an excellent, very funny, enormously original, and wildly peculiar cartoonist–American comics’ equivalent of bands like the Raincoats and …

Oscars For Nerds: The 8 Geekiest Nominees to Root For

This Sunday is Oscars Sunday – the day when most of the world tunes in to see the movie stars walking the red carpet. To see which Twilight heartthrobs will be presenting awards. (Oh please let it be Jacob! He’s so dreamy!)

But there are plenty of nerds who will be in the audience Sunday night – and a few of them will even get a …

The Techland Show: The Nice Edition

This week on the Techland show we once again feature our intern Allie Townsend. Not only do Allie’s posts get more traffic than mine, she also got to see Alice before I did. This time next year Allie will probably have my job. The year after that she’ll have your job.

We get to the bottom of that and much more in this week’s …

  1. 1
  2. ...
  3. 1062
  4. 1063
  5. 1064
  6. ...
  7. 1226