Comic Riffs: The Rants


Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 10/06/2010

The Rant: Yet more 'AVATAR'? Stop James Cameron before he thrills again!

I was hoping it wouldn't come to this, but James Cameron -- well, James Cameron must be stopped. If not for his own safety, then at least for ours. Don't get me wrong: Cameron is cinematic royalty, king of...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:30 AM ET, 10/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Rants, The Rants | Tags:  Avatar, CGI and performance capture, James Cameron, Jon Landau

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 06/30/2010

THE RANT: Now is the time for all cartoonists to satirize Steve Jobs

Now is the time for all good cartoonists to come to the aid of their profession. Until, at least, there's an app for that. Word comes from political-cartoon syndicator Daryl Cagle that his latest iPhone app has been denied:...

By Michael Cavna  |  12:50 PM ET, 06/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Rants | Tags:  Apple, Daryl Cagle, Mark Fiore, Robert Berry, Steve Jobs, Tom Richmond, Trudy Muller

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 02/03/2010

THE RANT: Did the HuffPost misplace its 'funny'?

This is not a rant. It's too small for that. You could call it a "runt." That's because our highhanded and harrumphing "runt" for today involves catching up to a recent Huffington Post item that we came across some...

By Michael Cavna  |  02:05 PM ET, 02/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Rants, The Rants | Tags:  Family Circus, The Huffington Post

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 06/10/2009

How Newsweek's Guest Editor Let Us Down (That Means YOU, Mr. Colbert)

'MIKE LUCKOVICH' (Atlanta Journal Constitution / courtesy of cagle.com) A hearty tip-o'-the-hat today to Stephen Colbert -- which in ever-ironic "Colbert-speak," of course, actually means that we're taking him to task with a vigorous "wag of our finger." Tsk,...

By Michael Cavna  |  10:30 AM ET, 06/10/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Rants