When Captain America Comics #1 was released in December of 1940, America had not yet entered World War II, but patriotism and jingoism were part of the zeitgeist of America. Cap wasn’t the first patriotic superhero — he was preceded by the Shield of MLJ Comics (who would later become Archie Comics) and Cap was similar…
It’s a sadly common experience to look back at old media with new eyes and find faults you never knew were there. Comedy in particular seems susceptible to aging poorly, partly because the progression society makes over the years makes jokes that once were acceptable become distasteful. Rewatching any comedy you…
We have now arrived at the final round of our May Madness adventure. What started out as a competition between 64 contenders has come down to a battle between the 1980's DuckTales and the 1990's Animaniacs. Only one can be champion. Which will it be?
So X-Men Apocalypse seems to open in theaters in May 27... however some of us influential people (Mexicans in general) got to watch it since Thursday, may 19th. It’s about time we start reacting. This reaction post is spoiler-free. The comments on the other hand are no man’s land and free for all. Thread carefully.
Any plans for the extended weekend?
The plot’s a joke, they’re broke, the acting’s DOA.... OK, it’s not that bad... ;) But with the current boom in the genre and the quite - specific ways in which each new entry tries to make itself special it’s only a matter of time until Divergent meets Friends and the next big thing in your youngsters’ future are…
Sorry for getting this up late. After last week’s tragic, devastating episode, how will the Leda sisters rebound? Spoilers in comments.
Today’s Guardian has a profile of Marvel Comics editor-in-chief Axel Alonso. Check it out!
A while back I did a post about network shows that were on the bubble.
I headed out to the parking lot this morning to drive Dr. Mrs. Hatrack to work and was confronted with these clouds. I’ve never seen a formation like this in person. Fortunately we didn’t encounter any other signs of the Apocalypse during the drive.
MamaJuggler: So did you know that our neighbor had a dog in the past? He died around 94
The first two episodes of a new miniseries based on the short stories Foreign Parts, Feeders & Eaters, Closing Time & Looking for the Girl, are on UK satellite channel Sky Arts tonight at 9pm, followed next week by the last two episodes. Unfortunately it’s on Sky Arts though so I don’t know how many people here who…
Another Thursday, another question. What games are you playing these days? PC, Playstation, smart phone, board games, mind games... Whatever helps to pass the time.
Where the local library (right) has a very clear opinion about the local mall (left). Or to be more real, where the students of the local academy of arts have a very clear opinion about the local mall...... But still - maybe all libraries should become more outspoken in defending intellectual values... Even though…
It’s 1:15AM, I just got off work half an hour ago. However, that’s not enough to stop me from doing the finial recap of Arrow for the season, especially since you other commentators make it interesting. Let’s talk the Arrow finale! Spoilers, ahoy.
When I was young, I knew my family was different. We didn’t celebrate Christmas, which was weird because everyone at school did. Instead, every November or December, we’d get out the menorah and light the candles. We weren’t very observant Jews, because we lit all the candles on the first day and then we’d trade gifts…
Chuck is dying. The Darkness is in the wind and Crowley is glad the world is ending! Spoilers Below!