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Where the crytpids are

As our planet edges closer to the apocalypse, the escapist, fantasy world of cryptids is suddenly coming to life
Venture out into the waters and woodlands of New England, and there's a chance you'll bump into "Champ," America's own Loch Ness Monster, who allegedly plies the muddy ripples of Lake Champlain.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  January 12, 2009


Best/Worst case scenarios when Obama takes office

Fear and loathing? Or happy days? The only thing we know for sure about the coming year is that we're all in this together.
It will be the best of times. Or, perhaps, it will be the worst.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  December 30, 2008


Obama's Green team

Meet Obama's Green Dream Team
The past eight years have been marked by alternating feckless inactivity and outright hostility toward the environment.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  December 18, 2008


Bridging the bi-partisan gap

Could an Obama administration mean an end to the red-state/blue-state divide?
It's worth reminding ourselves that when the Republicans are out of power, they go apeshit.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  November 14, 2008


McCain stuck in cyber past

Will our next president be a geek hero or a guy who doesn’t e-mail?
Though he’s infamous for his aversion to computers, McCain is actually no Luddite.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  October 30, 2008


Black physicist aspires to time travel

For more than 50 years, UConn physics professor Ronald Mallett had a secret. Now that it's out, we may be one step closer to traveling back in time.
Ronald Mallett wanted to build a time machine.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  November 14, 2008


The road not yet traveled

A layman's guide to the science of time travel
In 1916, Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity.  
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  October 21, 2008


Not by George

Robot Chicken: Star Wars
A long time ago, on a bricks-and-mortar soundstage far, far away, the last great Star Wars movie was made.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  August 11, 2008


Found farce

Spaced makes it to DVD
Simon Pegg is funny.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  August 05, 2008


Where has all the Gonzo gone?

In the first presidential election since the death of Hunter S. Thompson, we finally realize what we've lost
On top of everything else they’ve blighted over their awful eight-year reign, the Bushies did this: they killed Hunter S. Thompson.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  July 28, 2008


Tokyo roses

Jeopardy! Japanese style
It’s a special people indeed who can cast off the twin yokes of rigid history and a driven work ethic to spend time unwinding in Day-Glo game-show studios.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  July 01, 2008


Bo Diddley was a gunslinger

Grab a stack of albums at random and scan the liner notes. Ten bucks says you’ll find the name “E. McDaniel” listed among the song credits on at least one of them.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  June 04, 2008


Rage against the machines!

Could robots take over the world? In many ways, they already have.
We’re on the cusp of a perilous era. Our pitiful carbon bodies are evolving much slower than the silicon and steel gizmos we’re inventing. And the guys in the lab coats and pocket protectors are starting to worry we’ve opened Pandora’s hard drive.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  May 28, 2008


Show and tell

Adrian Tomine gets it together
I’d never really had a crush on a drawing before. But when I began reading Adrian Tomine several years ago, I started falling for ’em left and right.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  February 26, 2008
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