WordPress Hands Everyone Coal for Christmas

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash
Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash

WordPress is looking a little desperate these days.

Not a week goes by without some email exhortation to upgrade my plan.

“30 percent off Cyber Monday!”

“Hello Black Friday!” 

Still, I did appreciate seeing a recent commercial for WordPress on TV.

Rival Wix has dominated the airwaves in the last year, promising easy, breezy, cheesy websites with just a few clicks. It almost seemed as if WordPress was holding its nose, acting as if it was above shilling to the masses.

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‘Tomb of Dracula’: When the Terror Got Real

img_0316In 1973, just a few months at the helm, Marv Wolfman was already shaking things up at Marvel Comics’ “Tomb of Dracula.”  He had introduced Blade, arguably one of the most important characters in the Marvel Universe, in TOD No. 10. Of course, we only know that in hindsight.

But Wolfman wanted readers to know the horror title would live up to its grim potential. This wasn’t going to be the typical Marvel book in which the characters get pummeled one issue and are fine the next. Violence would have consequences.

Some bad things were going to happen. And no one was safe.

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