In 1939, at the age of 13, Joe Kubert drew and lettered a series of four stories about a character called Volton, the Human Generator, for Cat-Man Comics. These were the early days of the comic book industry, just a year after Superman's debut in Action Comics #1. Kubert's Volton stories are clearly ... More >>
The Talking Book -- the debut effort from the team of Faith No More bassist Billy Gould and experimental composer Jared Blum -- is challenging stuff indeed. A collection of vintage vinyl samples inlaid within a series of darkly shifting soundscapes, they combine to form a spectral and uneas ... More >>
Gorbachev Foundation prez Jim Garrison has something special in mind for San Francisco in September, an international palaver at the Fairmont Hotel. After that, a seat for himself in the U.S. Senate. And then, who knows? Chancellor of the world?