Holy New Year’s Resolution, Batman!
First of all, we have special guest Jessica Andersen at the Silk and Shadows blog today (www.SilkandShadows.com). Drop by to leave a comment and you’ll be automatically entered for a prize in our weekly draw!
Second, I was cleaning up the mountains of paper in my personal batcave and discovered an article I’d saved:
The gist is that a University of Victoria professor, Paul Zehr, has written a book called The Possibility of a Superhero. Zehr is a prof of kinesiology and neuroscience. He’s examining the ability of the human body to achieve the kind of strength, agility, and endurance needed to do the caped crusader schtick. Batman doesn’t have superpowers per se (just lots of R&D cash), so it would be theoretically possible to pull off the things he does. Of course, one’s body would wear out very quickly, just like a pro athlete’s.
Interesting stuff, but I’d be happy if I could just make it to the gym on a regular basis! Instead, I’m drinking coffee and watching the rain.