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Everything Jim Groom touches is gold. He's like King Midas, but with the Internet.
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“Reverend” Jim “The Bava” Groom, alias “Snake Pliskin” is a charlatan and a fraud, a self-confessed “used car salesman” clawing his way into the glamour of the education technology keynote circuit via the efforts of his oppressed minions at the University of Mary Washington’s DTLT and beyond. The monster behind educational time-sink ds106 and still recovering from his bid for hipster stardom with “Edupunk”, Jim spends his days using his dwindling credibility to sell cheap webhosting to gullible undergraduates and getting banned from YouTube for gross piracy.
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Tag Archives: comics
An Unlikely Tradition
Strangely enough, I have developed a bit of a tradition around the most unlikely of things: my wallet. Every year for the last 3 years I have been changing out my wallet for a new one. It started with the Hulk wallet … Continue reading
She-Devil with a Wallet
On my way out of Fredericksburg yesterday I stopped off at the Art Gallery/Studio Ponshop to pickup up a new comic wallet. Almost two years ago I bought the Hulk wallet there, and I was due for an upgrade. I love(d) my … Continue reading
I’m One of the Greatest Animated Comic Book Artists! Well, actually…
Paul Bond tweeted out a link to this post featuring 25 of the greatest animated comic book covers of all time—which means the last three or four years when they became a thing. Check out 25 Greatest Animated Comic Book … Continue reading
Tales from the Crypt: “Last Laugh”
I got volume 4 of the Tales from the Crypt archive last week, and it’s even crazier than volume 3. It’s a beautiful edition published by Dark Horse Comics, and I highly recommend it to any and all fans of early 20th … Continue reading
While in L.A. last week, my good friend Mikhail and I made a stop at the comic shop Meltdown. It’s a great store. They have everything from comics to graphic novels to figurines to video games—and the folks who work there are both … Continue reading
A Halcyon Time
This Doctor Doom clipping worked for me. There is something moving about him trying to put the pieces of who he once was back together. Now that’s deep. At one point I knew where I got this from, but that’s … Continue reading
Summer of Love: Marvel Comics
While chatting Zach Davis the other day, and he pointed out he took a new tact to parenting with his daughter. No more boring ass kids’ books that pander to everyone’s cheapened sense of narrative, and generally mistake plot with … Continue reading
The only thing better than this comic…
Is this tweet about that comic:
Spider-Man 1967, Episode 21
”The Origin of Spider-Man”: Peter Parker is bitten by a radioactive spider and soon finds that he has gained the arachnid’s amazing abilities. He learns that “with great power there must also always be great responsibility” after his Uncle Ben, … Continue reading
Spider-Man 1967, Episode 20
”Sting of the Scorpion”: The Scorpion escapes prison to get back at Jonah Jameson and Spider-Man. The Scorpion breaks into Dr. Stillwell’s lab and drinks a toxic potion that mutates him into a twenty-foot-tall giant. He captures Jameson and starts … Continue reading