Monthly Archives: June 2012

Ted – Seth Macfarlane Hits the Big Screen

I don’t have too much to say about Ted, Seth MacFarlane’s big screen effort. In the end, if you enjoy Family Guy, you’ll probably enjoy Ted. Luckily, I do so I did. Filled with fart jokes and bizarre sexual humor … Continue reading

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Characters for an Epic Tale – Create Your Own!

While the illustrator of this image calls them “epic tales”, almost all of thesethese characters seem to be directly out of fairy tales and mythology. (Technology-based characters aside, of course.) The Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Perrault, Andrew Lang*, … Continue reading

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Newer Trailers Alert: Looper and Total Recall

I figured since these weren’t new in that we’ve already seen trailers for Looper and Total Recall, I could bundle these. Plus they are both sci-fi flicks, so the pairing makes total sense. First, Looper with Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, … Continue reading

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So You Think You Can Dance – A Reality Show I’ll Watch

Overall I’m not too crazy about reality competition shows. I gave up on America’s Next Top Model and Hell’s Kitchen. I watched season 1 of Survivor, but then quit it. I never even started The Amazing Race or Big Brother … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones – Write Like the Wind, GRRM

Two pieces of GoT related news today…so far. Piece the first: Remember all the hubub about George W. Bush’s head on a spike? Well, after all the apologies and edits and changes, here is what that head now looks like, … Continue reading

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New Trailer Alert: Taken 2

Seriously, shouldn’t this be called The Takening? Am I right or am I right? Either way, probably won’t see this as it EXACTLY the same movie as the first which I didn’t particularly enjoy in the first place. Also, didn’t … Continue reading

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The Comfort of Rereading Books

Currently, I am on my fourth go around with A Clash of Kings, the 2nd book in the now-ridiculously popular Song of Ice and Fire series (aka Game of Thrones) by George R.R. Martin. I’ve read book 1 about five … Continue reading

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