Archives: superheroes

Man of Steel: Steely like an emotionless, boring piece of steel

One of the complaints against Superman is that he’s boring and unrelatable. After watching Man of Steel this is still a complaint I have against Superman.

Talking Man of Steel with novelist, VCU professor Tom De Haven

VCU creative writing professor Tom De Haven’s talks about Superman’s history, why he wrote the 2005 novel, It’s Superman!, and how the Man of Tomorrow fits into the world of today.

Iron Man 3: Less iron, more man

Iron Man 3 takes Tony Stark (and more importantly Robert Downey, Jr.) out of the Iron Man suit for the majority of the film–which is great because that’s what you’re there to see anyway.

Raising Richmond: Ain’t no party like a preschool party…

How to throw an awesome party for your four-year-old without ending up in the corner, crying into a slice of birthday cake.