Sometimes you want a story where the main character has absolutely no desire to be the protagonist.
Book or Bell?
A surprisingly subversive children’s book
The Punisher is coming out with his own series… and wondering about the change of tone
On Kung-Fu Yoga
I realize that I never actually talked about Phule’s Company last week.
Let’s fix that.
One at the Air Force Academy. One in Phule’s Company by Robert Aspirin.
What’s in your book pile?
Jerry Pournelle (1933-2017)
Ave Atque Vale
On the whole YA fiction thing.
The evolution of Autumn being Splat Movie season
An amazing book of poetry for children where the poems are intended to be read top to bottom…
But then again from bottom to top.
“Where are you now?”
Midori. Reiko, Shahrazad.
The Well of Memory.
Spending time with old Friends.
So You Want To Kill A Character And Have It Be Shocking
(Warning: Contains spoilers for Game of Thrones and Sopranos and touches on The Waltons and Night Court)
How the difference between Up and Inside Out helps me explain my take on Guardians of the Galaxy 2. (Just assume spoilers for every movie named here.)
So let’s say you’re having a movie night for co-workers.
You need to pick a movie that will get the most people to say “okay, I’ll come to your movie night”.
What movie do you pick?
On Craig McCracken
Genndy Tartakovsky’s genius
If you like Arrow, and you like American Ninja Warrior, you’re going to love Steven Amell on American Ninja Warrior!
Explaining “Heat” and using that to explain The Rundown.
Movies for Mother’s Day.
Don’t make her watch Terms of Endearment.
“You never really stop collecting comics, you just stop getting stuff for a while.”
The aftermath of Free Comic Book Day.
The second half of our boggling at the big tentpole movies coming out this summer.
If it’s almost May, it’s almost time to start asking “What Are The Blockbuster Summer Movies This Year?”
Less a review of books/movies/shows, more a discussion of the plans of how one household will be breaking its Lenten Fast
A Game For Radio
This is it. The granddaddy of them all.
(Musings on Prometheus and Life)
No Country For Old Mutants (Did someone make that joke yet? Lemme check Google… oh, I see… approximately one billion people…)
On Logan (Warning, contains some mild spoilers)
Yet another Big Reveal that leaves you asking “WHY DIDN’T YOU DO THAT IN THE SECOND ACT?”
On Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Ash vs. The Evil Dead (Season 1)
It’s Oscar Season. Again. Somehow.