WTF entertainment? Weblog
Reviews, opinions and sometimes news about various forms of entertainment

Archive for May 2008

Turning Commercials Into Political Comment

May 26, 2008

Aritst Ron English puts up “illegal” billboards to make political commentary where the public is used to being bombarded with consumeristic messages. If it keeps up maybe we can avoid the future Phillip K. Dick predicted.  

Art Is What You Decide It Is

May 26, 2008

Here are some samples of art from sources that were previously thought of as pedestrian. The first is micro illustrations on matchbook interiors courtesy of Jason D’Aquino. The second are large drawing done with a common ballpoint pen from the talented hand of Juan Francisco Casas. The last is Scott Wade working on the windshields […]

Comic art outsourcing?

May 21, 2008

Folks complain about the price of comics today. The majority of that stems from the increase in price does not seem to keep pace with the entertainment value. Stories drag on forever so that they can be collected into TPBs or HBs. The arguement for this extended form of storytelling is that it gives the […]

Diablo Cody’s “Body” Needs Work

May 21, 2008

Where you just a bit taken aback last week when nude pictures of Megan Fox from the upcoming film Jennifer’s Body showed up on the Web? Not only did they show up, but they weren’t taken down. This from an industry that can’t let unflattering wardrobe test shots of the babes from Frank Miller’s take […]

SWIPING OR NOT: When Famous People Land In Comics

May 3, 2008

Folks like Rich Johnson over at CBR’s Lying in the Gutters take delight in pointing out when comics artists swipe (or ape) another artists or a photograph’s image. Sometimes it’s pretty funny, as in the constant ribbing of Greg Land. However, sometimes it’s fairly scarry, (and this is not Rich’s fault) as when it looks […]