We’ve reached the finale, and for the first time in what feels like forever, it is the next day when we rejoin our final four at the runway. We know this... Read More
I don’t usually cross-post my Idol recaps over here, because Idol is the height of frivolous pop culture ephemera. But in its 12-season history, this was the first... Read More
Wow. Just wow.
There are several post apocalypse type movies coming this summer: After Earth, World War Z, Oblivion, Pacific Rim. You might even say there’s... Read More
Baroness Margaret Thatcher passed away yesterday. I wasn’t a fan of her or her policies, but I was a fan of the protest songs she engendered. So in honor of her... Read More
“Life will eventually end and someone else will get the bill.”
Mad Men has returned, and I am happy to report that we are at dateline December, 1967. Yes, this means... Read More
Although most messages brought by ravens are standard and innocuous, they are also linked to ominous tidings, giving rise to the phrase “Dark wings, dark words”. ... Read More
After last week’s frustrating re-re-meeting of Clara (Oswald), we really didn’t have anywhere to go but up. The truth is, we could have had a half-decent episode,... Read More
What would Calvin and Hobbes think of this?
(Xposted from... Read More
For decades he was the Voice of Authority on movies. When he lost his jaw to cancer, writing became his medium to brilliant effect. I read his blog almost daily.
The... Read More