William Burroughs used to write, back in the jet-age 60’s, about starting a riot with a tape recorder. You ask some people their opinion of a different group, and record their responses, then take them to members of that group, and ask what they think of it, and record their responses, then take them back … More A Short List of Things I Do Not Care About
I don’t blog about politics anymore. Politics is a numb suckhole of fools and swine stabbing at each other with bent knives. This is not about that. This is about taking down a liar. I could give a tinker’s damn about the policies of the Old Left, because the Old Left hasn’t been relevant for … More Woodie Guthrie was a Showboating Commie Stooge, and He Never Killed a Single Fascist
I know I’ve been doing a lot of Star Wars content lately, but that seems to be where my head’s at. Anyway, this is pretty funny. First Order After Action Review for Operations on Jakku. Okay, so, operations on Jakku: what was supposed to happ – dammit, GD796, if you can’t keep your hand out … More First Order After Action Review for Operations on Jakku – The Angry Staff Officer
Solo bombed. It may not have deserved to (I liked it), but it bombed. The Last Jedi didn’t do nearly as well as The Force Awakens. The narrative has switched from endless-franchise-money-machine to “maybe we have a problem with the fans“. And they do. Whether or not they want to acknowledge it, they do. There are many reasons … More What’s Wrong With Star Wars
This is fascinating and worth the watch.
Making a movie is hard. Making the crappiest B-movie requires thousands of man-hours and and Sisyphean struggle. Making a moderate cheeseball popcorn flick for a major studio, such as Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is a huge undertaking, from which humans rightfully earn a hefty salary. So I accept the “Get Over Yourself, Shut … More Why I’ll Continue to Dislike Mamma Mia
I had no idea HBO was even doing this, and my instinct is to scrunch up my nose at it. I like the original graphic novel and found the film merely okay (among other things, they didn’t do the Comedian right). It was a provocative examination of super-hero tropes at the time, but I don’t … More ‘Watchmen’ Pilot is a Thing. Saints Preserve Us.