An Abnormally Weird Spin on the "Author Meets His Own Characters" Story

The story of an author meeting his own fictional characters is a common one — and usually it becomes some kind of metafictional meditation on the nature of authorship and what it means to be a fictional character. But what if that fictional character comes from a weird post-apocalyptic world, and it was kind of a… » 2/08/12 2:35pm 2/08/12 2:35pm

Superheroes of the Midwest Unite

Given the curve-ballish nature of reality, it makes perfect sense to me that the people who finally develop superpowers will live in Madison, Wisconsin. They won't have a Gotham City or Metropolis packed with a high per-capita rate of supervillains to fight. They'll just be regular people, struggling with ordinary… » 6/04/08 11:16am 6/04/08 11:16am