The Walking Dead comes back into all of our lives tonight. I considered compiling a list of “best” episodes, but found the task too daunting. What’s the criteria? How many episodes do I limit it to? I could be here all day, summarizing and justifying. So, instead I tasked myself with finding one episode from […]
Of all the things to bring me joy in the last several months, nothing has done so more than my discovery of the How Did this Get Made podcast on the Earwolf Network.
Hosted by actors Paul Sheer, June Daine Raphael […]
Seriously, what is happening in the Nerdverse with the name Chris right now? Actually, now that Gen X has had two decades to make and influence pop culture, I’m not sure we can limit the popularity of the Marvel movies and other sci-fi/comic book endeavors to just nerds, so let me put it this way: […]
I remember when I thought like a writer, all the time. Or, maybe it’s more accurate to say I remember when my imagination was wild. I could spend hours watching the raindrops pouring down the car windows, pretending they were in a race, desperately trying to outmaneuver each other to the finish line. I’d sit […]
I can’t decide whether I feel strongly enough about the new Tom Cruise-driven Sci-Fi blockbuster, Edge of Tomorrow to write a big ol’ review of it or not, but while I think on that, enjoy the trailers shown at my theater before the movie. As always: info from IMDb, video from YouTube, commentary from moi.
As I prepared some notes for a piece on podcast recommendations, I realized that while I wanted to begin with, “If you’re under 350, you probably have been hip to this whole podcast phenomena for years, but I just caught on in 2012,” I couldn’t actually be sure that premise is correct. I know that […]
Um, guys, have you seen Scandal? It. Is. Crazy. I mean, what are we supposed to do with this bizarre West-Wing-Gone-Wild mash-up of political drama and soap opera? What are we to do but…but…become sort of obsessed with it?
Oh Jesse Custer, you wacky, sexy, alcoholic, foul-mouthed, possessed-by-a-creature-as-powerful-as-God son of a bitch. I’ve missed you; and your girlfriend; and your (spoiler alert!) vampire buddy.
For those of you who might have stumbled across this page looking for a review or summary of Gone to Texas, or for those of you who want to […]
Recently, a friend of mine posted a status update on Facebook about hearing an old Cranberries song on the radio and being transported back to her adolescence, driving around her home town with her friends. We’ve all been there. As soon as high school and college are over, their soundtracks become psychic time-machines, giving us […]
Gillian Flynn is about to make all the money. Not only has the three time novelist signed a two-book deal with Random House, all three of her existing novels have been optioned for big-screen adaptations, two of which come out this year; and they’ve got some pretty […]
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