Over on The Atlantic Ta-Nehisi Coates has written an essay on why he hopes to see the marriage of Mary Jane Watson and Peter Parker restored to comics. It's an excellent personal essay about what that relationship meant to him. Go read it. » 1/28/15 4:30am 1/28/15 4:30am

Why Haldeman's Forever War is One of the All-Time Great Novels:…

Over at the Atlantic, Ta-Nehisi Coates writes about having just read Joe Haldeman's The Forever War, which he now considers one of his top ten novels of all time. In singing the praises of Haldeman's classic war novel, Coates also advances an idea that the best works in any genre are ones that transcend that genre, or… » 12/10/12 4:30pm 12/10/12 4:30pm