Channel 9 used to have a repeat of Ellen at 4.30am weekdays. Since Ellen has been banished from even early morning tv they’re now showing infomercials instead. Infomercials are more socially acceptable than Ellen. Drill-bits, Mattress Overlays, Ladders, Home Treadmills, and Static-Electric Dusters. All more socially acceptable than Ellen.

It’s not widely known outside of comic fandom that Bruce Wayne’s youthful ward Dick Grayson has not been Robin in comic books since 1984. At that point he assumed a different superhero identity Nightwing. His first costume under that guise (there have been a few) is affectionately known as ‘disco Nightwing.’ I think you can …

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