A hearty, nerdy welcome to our newest contributor, Philippe! A prototypical post-hipster nerd, Philippe will be our point man on comic books/graphic fiction. But that's not all, folks: expect this nerd-for-all-seasons to grace us with his strong opinions on film, television and non-graphic fiction as well.
SECRET UNDISCLOSED LOCATION: Undisclosed until I return to L.A.
NERD SPECIALIZATION(S): comics, films, time travel
MY PET PEEVES IN NERD-DOM ARE: Nerds
VAMPIRES, WEREWOLVES, ZOMBIES, ALIENS OR ROBOTS: Private Investigators
RIGHT NOW I'M READING: Bukowski's Hollywood
...AND A COUPLE BOOKS I RECENTLY FINISHED ARE: Ham on Rye, Breakfast of Champions
NEXT TWO ON QUEUE ARE: Finishing Claremont's run on X-Men
MY FAVORITE SUPERHERO AND SUPER-VILLAIN ARE: John Constantine and John Constantine
IF I WERE A SUPERHERO/VILLAIN, MY POWER WOULD BE: Rakish charm
THE BEST COMIC FILM OF THE PAST 5 YEARS IS: When did Ghost World come out?
THE WORST COMIC FILM OF THE PAST 5 YEARS IS: I haven't seen Green Lantern yet, but I am going to say Green Lantern
I JUST WATCHED [FILM X] AND IT WAS AWESOME: Does the first three seasons of Community count?
I JUST WATCHED [FILM Y] AND IT WAS TERRIBLE: Goon
EVERYONE SHOULD SEE [FILM Z] BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE: Three Amigos
BEST SCIENCE/SPECULATIVE FICTION SHOW OF THE PAST 10 YEARS: Heat Vision and Jack
WORSE ENDING--LOST OR BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: I couldn't make it to the end of either
THE OFFICE--BRITISH OR AMERICAN VERSION: The American. And soccer is a boring sport.
GAME OF THRONES--LIKE OR DISLIKE DEVIATIONS FROM THE BOOKS: Like, though I can't remember the books all that well. There was something about a power ring, right?
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