Riveting. Thank a higher power for getting this back into the movie.
When it comes to The Lord of the Rings and the extended editions, you’ve got your The Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers, and then, following behind, The Return of the King. Tolkien hated this title; it tells you what happens at the end of the story… but if he only knew how the end of the movie would be handled, he’d probably bust a pipe… or whatever dignified, older English gentlemen do when they’re outraged. Read the rest of this entry
Yeah, following me on Twitter will immediately make you feel uncomfortable… in a good way! Read the rest of this entry
When I was a wee lad, episodes of the Simpsons that took place in the future had far off, impossible sounding dates… like 2010. Five. Years. Ago. It’s almost more than I can bear. Read the rest of this entry
Like an over enthusiastic lover, The Giver starts off strongly but finishes with a whimper that no one will remember and absolutely guarantees there will be no sequel. What? Too silly a simile? I swear it’s an apt one. Read the rest of this entry
There’s no subject I love more than U.S. Presidents… except for maybe Star Wars… Star Wars is awesome. But anyway, the American Presidents were (and still are) fascinating men. Here are three facts I betcha didn’t know about George Washington, Lyndon Johnson and John Quincy Adams from “Oh, interesting,” to “Holy Potato Balls!” And just FYI, that reference to “balls” is foreshadowing. Read the rest of this entry
The 1990s… how I respect and fear you. My formative years were… you know, probably like yours and if you’re still working your way through the teenage process, then I weep for you because social media must make it ten times harder. With that in mind, join me for a look at a simpler time when songs would either subtly or obviously command us to take out our junk and bump the uglies. Read the rest of this entry