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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Today’s Game of Thrones Post

I recently realized I’m writing something about Game of Thrones every day. And for good reason, the show is brilliant, the cast is brilliant, and it’s tendrils are slowly creeping into pop culture, spreading the good word. So I thought … Continue reading

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New Trailer Alert: Monsters University

With Brave opening on Friday to what seems to be only OK reviews (currently at 73% on Rotten Tomatoes), and Cars 2 being a bust, perhaps it is indeed time for Pixar to dig into their vaults and come back … Continue reading

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The Futurama is here! Tonight!

You might say that Futurama is the American Dad to the Simpsons’ Family Guy. By that I mean a show that was created by someone (Groening, Macfarlane) who had a mega hit, and eventually the second show become more creatively … Continue reading

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