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  • Goldberg: The false modesty of 'nerds'

    Goldberg: The false modesty of 'nerds'
    Washington is full of nerds. I know. I speak nerd, not fluently mind you, at least not anymore. But I certainly know more than a few phrases memorized from a Berlitz nerd-to-English phrase book. I can talk Dungeons & Dragons (both D&D and AD&D). I know about the Golden Age of Comics (as in comic books -- if you thought that was a reference to Bob Newhart's heyday, subtract 20 nerd points right there).
  • Jewish legend sets stage for superheroes in ‘The Thirty Six’

     
    According to ancient Jewish mysticism, there are 36 people, called lamed-vavniks, who are divinely chosen to save the world. This ...

    Jeff Lemire on ‘street-level’ Green Arrow, superhero inspiration

     
    Superheroes were never in Jeff Lemire’s plans. The Canadian cartoonist read DC and Marvel comics as a boy, but when ...

    'Android Karenina' writer says Tolstoy might not like remake: 'He seems to have taken himself very seriously.'

     
    FIVE QUESTIONS: BEN H. WINTERS Ben H. Winters shares the author credit on his new book with literary lion Leo Tolstoy, who died 100 years ago this November. The book is called "Android Karenina" and, yes, that's right, it reimagines...

    Who do you write like?

     
    Are your characters as snazzy as James Bond? Are your sentences lyrical as those in "Lolita"? Pop a few paragraphs into the website I Write Like to find out if you write like Ian Fleming or Vladimir Nabokov. You might...