We know they're talking about us -- we just KNOW it. And we've launched this new column, tracking online references to EW, to prove it

By Wook Kim
Updated February 14, 2007 at 05:00 AM EST
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We gather that blogger Devon sells comic books in a store located somewhere in our nation’s capital. In a post titled ”Lord, Give Me a Sign,” he bemoans the lack of promotion that comic book publishers — meaning, we guess, DC and Marvel — give to best-selling authors who write comic books. Asks Devon, ”Is it too much to ask for an ‘experiment’ like placing an ad in Entertainment Weekly and People letting ‘civilians’ know that best-selling authors like [Jodi] Picoult & [Tad] Williams are being paired with iconic characters like Wonder Woman and Aquaman?” Well, we can’t give an ad in the magazine, Devon, but we can give you the next best thing: Attention EW.com readers! There are a bunch of talented authors — who write real books and everything! — currently working on comic books. Like Jodi Picoult, whose Wonder Woman should be in stores sometime next month, and Tad Williams, who wrote the six-parter The Next, and is now at work on Aquaman: Sword of Atlantis.

Here, on a blog with the background color of raspberry frosting, three young women post frequently (and, seemingly, authoritatively) about their favorite treat — calories be damned! A few weeks ago, the sweet-toothed troika took offense at a cupcake-hatin’ line that appeared in a recent Ugly Betty TV Watch here on EW.com and called upon their similarly outraged sisters (and brothers) to weigh in. (Six answered the call. ”Cupcakes are the leopard print of the pastry world. Always in style, yet always trashy,” wrote one.) Ladies, we ask for a truce! We promise to never again badmouth the anytime-anywhere confection if you call off your hungry hordes.

TV writer Maggie contemplates the randomness of episode titles of her favorite shows. She writes (after what we assume was an eight-day caffeine bender): ”…Studio 60 is great with the titles. Except that it’s part one of three or part two of three or something, of which two of the titles are the same and one is different. It’s like, The Harriet Dinner Part 1 and 2 and then something else, but it’s a three-parter. I don’t know, ask Entertainment Weekly.” Um…ask us what?