“[A] deeply original and fascinating piece of travel writing”: Guy Delisle’s excellent The Burma Chronicles ends up getting reviewed in an interesting place—as part of a Telegraph article reviewing travel books.
“To me, this felt waaay gayer than Joel Schumacher’s codpiece- and nipple-enhanced Batman and Robin“: EW‘s Tim Stack wants to know: Is ‘Wolverine’ the most homoerotic superhero movie ever? Well, is it? I don’t know; I haven’t seen it yet.
In other Movie Wolverine vs. Movie Batman news: AMC blogger Bilge Ebiri tries to determine which of the two had a better origin movie.
“I thought the graphic novel looked like puke”: That was Art Spiegelman’s opinion of the Waltz With Bashir graphic novel, as given to the Washington Post’s Michael Cavna in a fairly wide-ranging interview.
“Nobody stops playing basketball when they realize they’re not going to become a professional”: That’s children’s book author and illustrator Mo Willems to NPR, noting how unusual it is that everyone draws when they’re children, but, for some reason, tend to stop doing it when they realize they’re not great at it. It’s an interesting listen and/or read.