X-Men: First Class (2011)

X-Men: First Class (2011) – This article was originally published on 12ftdwende.com on 3 June 2011 As I believe I’ve mentioned several times before, I am a geek. I may not be as hardcore as some (you should meet my friend Joe), but I like superheroes and science fiction and all that awesome stuff. Of … Continue reading

My Big Ass Oscar Article 2012

If you want to know what I felt were the best movies of the year etc. then that’s a different article altogether (one that can be read here). This is about the Oscars. For most categories, I just offer a quick pick for what WILL win and a brief explanation for why I think that. … Continue reading

Saturday Night Live – “Ben Stiller/Foster the People”

Saturday Night Live – “Ben Stiller/Foster the People” It’s always nifty when past Saturday Night Live cast members come back to host. They know the score. They’ve gone through it week after week so they know how this shit works. Well, in addition to the five short weeks Ben Stiller spent as a featured player … Continue reading

Saturday Night Live – “Melissa McCarthy/Lady Antebellum”

Saturday Night Live – “Melissa McCarthy/Lady Antebellum” There are people who insist that Saturday Night Live has not been funny in years. I disagree. I think what happens is they stop watching and every time one of their friends convinces them “no, really, it’s good now” they tune in and catch an episode like this … Continue reading

Saturday Night Live – “Alec Baldwin/Radiohead”

Saturday Night Live – “Alec Baldwin/Radiohead” Oh Saturday Night Live… SNL is a show I will always defend. People say it’s not as funny as it used to be… and that’s true but it’s still funny enough often enough. I know that doesn’t sound like a ringing endorsement but I think they often have great … Continue reading

Bridesmaids (2011)

Bridesmaids (2011) — So from the trailer I thought this looked like a very stupid movie, but then I kept hearing from a lot of varied people that it is actually quite funny. Turns out it’s somewhere in between. Bridesmaids does actually have a lot of funny moments and makes a good case for why … Continue reading

Meandering [Slightly Drunken] Thoughts on the 2011 Emmys

So I figured if I’m going to blogging about television, I should probably weigh in on the Emmys. I realized this though as the Emmys were already in progress and I had been drinking (I started to sober up somewhere around the Drama categories). These are my meandering real-time thoughts as I watched the broadcast. … Continue reading