If you listen to the critics, you may be under the impression that the single worst thing to happen to our culture has been adapting comic books to movies and television shows. You know the sort of critic we're talking about - the kind that has to use their review to bemoan "another movie based on comics." How come we never hear them complain, "yet another film/tv series based on a book"? After all, aren't comics books?
Either way, despite highbrow critics with their fingers far from the pulse of culture, this year we'll be
reading the source material for recent and upcoming tv shows and movies.
Work. Most of us spend at least 1/3 of every weekday doing it. Some of us define ourselves by it. Others see it as little more than wage slavery. "McJob: A low-pay, low-prestige, low-benefit no-future job in the service sector. Frequently considered a satisfying career choice by people who have never held one."
-Douglas Coupland, Generation X