Paul Matthew Carr

About Paul Matthew Carr

Paul is a writer, artist and designer. He spends an inordinate amount of time on the Internet blogging about silly things and even more time making things up and then attempting to convince people they are proper stories. He also talks into microphones from time to time.

Collected Edition: Episode 46: The Boys

Content warning: we want to issue a warning...we use some pretty harsh language on the episode both in describing the content of the comic as well as expressing our opinion of the material. This is something we try not to do but with this comic it was...it keeping with what was being discussed. In addition [...]

Word After Word: Episode 7: Craft Lesson: “And Then One Day…”

Hello everyone and welcome back to another episode of the podcast where Paul Matthew Carr and David Hicks discuss the craft and process of writing – Word After Word! This time on the program in keeping with our ever widening and diversification of subject matter - we will be doing a craft lesson. Just a bit of advice to help you [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 45: The Losers

Today on the program we will be talking about the 2003 Vertigo series The Losers written by Andy Diggle with art by Jock. The discussion will cover book one that consists of two story-lines “Ante Up” and “Double Down” in which we get to know the characters, we learn of their situation and a little [...]

Quick Thought: Is Ralph Bakshi’s The Lord of the Rings Brilliant or Bad?

I recently re-watched Ralph Bakshi's The Lord of the Rings (and mean really recently – like 10 minutes ago) and as I sat blinking at my screen as the credits rolled I thought to myself…was that good? Seriously, I’m not sure. Is Bakshi's 1978 adaptation of JRR Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings brilliant [...]

What You reading? There, There

by Tommy Orange Set in Oakland, California Tommy Orange's debut novel follows several characters creating a multi-generational examination of Native American life in a modem Urban landscape. As the novel progresses we meet each of the characters and get to know their home lives and environments and their feelings as they prepare to [...]

On the Beach with Mars: NASA Image of the Day

Look at that. Look how beautiful. Such a majestic site to behold. It just fills one with wonder and awe. I mean seriously, what an amazing looking dog. Good boy! Oh, and that sky is pretty impressive as well. On the Beach with Mars Explanation: At the end of last year's northern summer, after its [...]