If you’re a horror fan and watched late-night TV in the 1990s, then you know who Joe Bob Briggs is. (And if you’re horror fan and you don’t know, you’re missing out.) Recently, Shudder resurrected “The Last Drive-In” following a couple of successful holiday marathons, and the streaming world is a better place for it.Continue reading “The Last Drive-in Rides Again”
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DC Should Tackle Batman Beyond Next And Cast Donald Glover
Nerds of the world will recall Batman Beyond as a refreshing animated take on the Batman mythology. We were gifted with an incredible Batman animated series in the 90s that stands the test of time. (Don’t believe me? Go back and check it out.) Here are some reasons why DC should tackle a Batman Beyond movieContinue reading “DC Should Tackle Batman Beyond Next And Cast Donald Glover”
The Marketing Blues
Writing a book is difficult; revising and editing is an odyssey. However, marketing looms large, hanging around your neck like an anchor. Indie authors face an uphill battle. There are hundreds of thousands of new books created each year across a myriad of genres. Depending on the pool you dive into, you may (or mayContinue reading “The Marketing Blues”
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Thor Ragnarok
I have decided to start a new approach to reviewing movies, TV shows, and books on the site. Enter “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” segment. First up is the latest in what has become the exhausting MCU. Simply put: I loved this movie. The previous two entries in the Thro franchise set upContinue reading “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Thor Ragnarok”
Haiku Review: Arrow (S5E20)
A love lost reignited In the shadow of horror Portending despair In many ways, this episode trends back to what makes Arrow great: the interpersonal relationships. A well-paced episode that ends with creeping doom has me interested in how it all ends.
Haiku Review: iZombie (S3E5)
Dominance guides them As memories fade to black In a world on edge iZombie continues to be one of my favorite, if not my favorite, show on TV. The acting is top notch as always. Rose McIver is wonderful again, taking on yet another personality with ease. Robert Buckley is sadness personified. Malcolm Goodwin remainsContinue reading “Haiku Review: iZombie (S3E5)”
Haiku Review: The Flash (S3E20)
Winter comes in May Revealing the cost of love As our sense of Self Great episode that finally reveals the identity of Savitar. If you were watching carefully, you could follow the breadcrumbs to solve the mystery. Really sets up the end of the season well.
Haiku Review: Agents of Shield (S4E20)
Bittersweet is hope As the world comes crashing down Around those who care A tightly written episode that gives us a lot of what we wanted in terms of the Framework and our favorite agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Sets up the end of the season nicely.
Perd Hapley is a Dimension-Traveling Alien
If you’re like me, then you have a strong and abiding love for Parks & Recreation. I can admit that it is one of my favorite comedies in recent memory, due in large part to the brilliant casting and writing. And Ron Swanson, always Ron Swanson. However, I came to an interesting realization the other day:Continue reading “Perd Hapley is a Dimension-Traveling Alien”
A New Condition
The world is in crisis. We have been lied to. Each of us deceived by those who we thought would protect us. Conditioning has placed us where we are. Conditioning is what will free us once more. There is much about the world around us that we cannot understand for what it is; interconnected partsContinue reading “A New Condition”