I found this is in my draft folder. It was going to be a Yeah, It’s Gonna Suck about Birds of Prey. Apparently, I had forgotten to publish it. I was about to delete but then I looked it over and decided it actually had a few useful observations about the roll of the Critic […]Read More What Happened to the Critic?
I don’t know how Kathleen Kennedy has managed to keep her job but this piece of shit has her fingerprints all over it. Behold the trailer. Here is a screencap of the sausage making process that will result in Star Wars The High Republic. What have these diverse feminist voices that love Star Wars come […]Read More Star Wars the High Republic…Yeah It’s Gonna Suck
I’ve been hearing some talk since Iger’s unexpected departure yesterday. Mostly, it’s about Bob Chapek and is he really the guy to take over from Bob Iger? Is he just a caretaker until the inevitable mines finish exploding and someone else takes over for him? Is Chapek going to be an improvement? I’ll answer the […]Read More The Fall of Iger Part II
Bob Iger is out as CEO of Disney. Effective Immediately. “Iger will remain executive chairman of Disney through the end of 2021, according to the company. He has been instrumental in making Disney a media powerhouse with key acquisitions and content plays. He launched Disney+, immediately making Disney a popular streaming service provider. Disney said the […]Read More Star Wars Claims It’s Biggest Victim
My youngest dragged me to it. Yeah, it was good. It was comedy that did everything it was supposed to. You liked the good guys and disliked the bad guys (although not too much). The script pretty closely followed the formula as laid out in Blake Snyder’s, Save the Cat. It says a hell of […]Read More Cataline Recommends Sonic…I’m As Surprised As Anyone
Yeah, me neither. The key to his momentum is simple enough. The Democrats chose to get rid of Winner Take All state primaries. Consequently, whoever becomes the frontrunner first will keep collecting delegates. They have allowed Bernie to become the face of Socialism and to attack Bernie is to attack SocialismRead More Does Anybody Think There Will Be A #NeverBernie Movement?
In June of 1870 France had been the dominate land power in Europe since the reign of Louis XIV. Sure it had had it’s ups and downs and yes, granted Napoleon was defeated (eventually) but look at the size of the alliance it took to take him down. My point is this, France had been […]Read More H. G. Wells
An anonymous group claimed it was behind the release of pigeons over the city of Las Vegas that are wearing MAGA hats and — in at least one case — a wig that resembles President Trump’s hair. The group, calling itself Pigeons United To Interfere Now, or P.U.T.I.N., called it an “aerial protest” of Wednesday night’s Democratic […]Read More P.U.T.I.N.
I know I don’t usually start these things by roasting Scalzi but in this case… Kiva Lagos was busily fucking the brains out of the assistant purser she’d been after for the last six weeks of the Yes, Sir, That’s My Baby’s trip from Lankaran to End when Second Officer Waylov Brennir entered her stateroom, unannounced. “You’re needed,” he said. […]Read More What is Wrong With These People?