Lucifer: The Pilot

Monday night I watched the pilot episode of Lucifer on FOX. Ever since I read Milton in high school I’ve been sympathetic to Lucifer, the tragic anti-hero of Christian mythology. And I’ve read about half of the Mike Carey/Peter Gross comic book series on which the new television series was ostensibly based. I say “ostensibly”Continue reading “Lucifer: The Pilot”

On a Customer's Strange Request

A guy walks into the store. Black tee-shirt bearing a logo, trucker hat, mid-twenties, average height and build. He walks maybe ten feet into the store, stops, looks at the display fixture there. I greet him, ask him if he’s looking for something. “I wanted something with pictures of angels and demons fighting.” We sellContinue reading “On a Customer's Strange Request”