Shameless self-promotion: March 2005 Archives

No doubt you have often considered donning spandex tights and leaping across the rooftops of your city, defeating the evil and rescuing the innocent. Equally doubtlessly, the only thing holding you back has been certain practical questions. How will you keep your secret identity secret? Where can you recruit a sidekick and, more importantly, an arch enemy? And when you build your gleaming high tech headquarters, what zoning regulations must you follow?

Fear not, citizen crimefighters. Help is at hand, and it will be published by Andrews McMeel in September or October of this year.

Oh, and also, I wrote it, with my friend Matthew.

Here's a look at the preliminary design for the front cover (which may change slightly between now and publication):

UPDATE: The Government Manual for New Superheroes is now available for pre-order at

The Whitechapel Whirlwind hits the BBC


There's an article up at the BBC about The Whitechapel Whirlwind, the opera that I'm writing the libretto for. My only quibble with the article is that it gives the impression that the whole opera will be performed next Tuesday; in fact, it will just be excerpts. Still, I think the article gives a good sense of who Jack "Kid" Berg was, and why he's a worthy subject for the world's first opera about boxing.

A piece I wrote is now up at The New Republic's website. It's called OutFlanked, and it takes a look at what we can expect now that there's pro-life Democrat running for the Senate. (Free registration is required before you can read the article.)

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