Tuesday, June 12, 2012

CONTRIBUTOR PROFILE: Philippe

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.


NAME: Philippe

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?

[Previous entries in this series: The G, Vance]

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