Angry Birds America

Angry Birds America

I just read there is going to be an Angry Birds movie, and my first thought was, “What could that film possibly be about?” The…

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Capitulation Nation

Capitulation Nation

Oh, you’re mad at Sony for killing its movie? Hold on. It’s hard to type when I’m laughing this hard. I wouldn’t have gone to…

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Dry doc'd

Dry doc’d

If I sit with you for any amount of time these days, we’ll soon determine whether you’re a documentary person or not. I certainly hold…

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We're going nowhere

We’re going nowhere

I heard a political speech this weekend. I transcribed the end of it from a recording. If you didn’t hear it, too, I’d suggest you…

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Friday Mental Massage: Blind items

Friday Mental Massage: Blind items

This week’s Friday Mental Massage comes less than 24 hours before I’ll be packing the car and moving to the beach for a week. Work…

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Disconnected

Disconnected

A good friend recently told me, “Your blog sucks.” I took a small amount of umbrage. “It’s stale,” he said. “I demand new content.” I…

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Unmoved

Unmoved

My first movie memory comes at age six and half. It was the summer of 1980 and I was in the backseat of my dad’s…

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I know who I am!

I know who I am!

I am often described as self-deprecating, self-loathing, and self-abusive.  I cannot deny these assertions, because I am one more thing.  I am also self-aware.  I…

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