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Cream of the Cool

... Air quality alert in effect for Wednesday may 17th...


The department of environmental protection has issued a
code Orange air quality action day for ground level ozone...
in effect for Wednesday may 17th.


An air quality alert means that air quality within the region may
approach or exceed unhealthy standards. For more information on
current and forecast concentrations of ground-l…

Science fiction novella, written by Nnedi Okorafor in 2015. The tale is set in the future and stars a teenager named Binti, a member of the (somewhat fictionalized) Himba people of Southern Africa. The Himba traditionally cover their skin and hair with otjize, a mixture of butterfat, ochre pigments, and aromatic plants, as a combination of sunscreen, insect repellent, and cleansing agent. Binti's people consider otjize an almost religious sacrament, preferring to wear it at all times. The…

The success of the comic book to movie industry has led to a whole host of comics being ported over to the television format. Batman escaped the goofy 60s technicolor riot of Adam West's campy foray into TV to become the dark Gotham. Preacher has become a miniseries, featuring a titular pastor in Texas and his vampire chum. Marvel has entered the fray with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and so it was going to be a matter of time before Vertigo got in on the action.

Before I say…

My darling Zaroxolyn,


Sending you this quick message via the ISSUI and hope my warning reaches you before it's too late to prepare for upcoming disaster. Colonel Colchicine and Prince Plaquenil have formed an unholy alliance. Major Metaprolol has hinted at joining forces with Captain Coumadin, aka Warfarin in other circles.


You know it's serious when former Pope Xaralto the IX meets with Lord Lasix and his…