The Captain Is Dead is fun and really difficult-to-win co-op board game.
Opining on the interwebs doesn’t have quarterly performance reviews, but if it did, let’s see how some of the words I’ve put out into the ether have held up.
On a great contemporary artist, a Bergman classic, and the cruelty and care of depicting others.
Oscar Goes To The Movies!
Lets talk Iron Man!
He gets torn out of a plane and plummets to his death. It’s great.
The director angrily replied that the movie needed to be slower at the beginning so bored audience members would realize they were in the wrong theater and leave early, thus weeding them out.
The weirdest thing about forgiveness is that in the end it really isn’t about the person you’re forgiving, it’s about you.
A quick take on the young adult movie from 2017, Swallows and Amazons.
Rereading J.G. Ballard’s final novel about consumers who turn to absentminded fascism when shopping loses its appeal.
The show could resort to the expected obvious jokes when these characters meet the salt of the earth townsfolk of Schitt’s creek. But the surprise here is how the show manages to only skirt the cheap gags and predictable slapstick and reveals some heart beneath the trite veneer.
The treatment of honesty on “Better Call Saul” is fascinating because it is REAL.
The “My Favorite Murder” podcast, in which the two hosts take turns telling each other a story about a true-life murder each week, was #1 on iTunes within six months of the first episode. The show soon had a dedicated Facebook fan group and Twitter following (in which I am a late-but-enthusiastic-participant.)
David Clarke vs the Flying Saucers!