Jul 5, 2011
Gather ’round, children, while I tell you a tale of video game history. Time was, there weren’t any games out there where you could heroically gather your might and magic and fight other people on a battlefield of honor. Fortunately, there soon came some dude who made a game called King’s Bounty, clear back in the 80′s, before...
Jun 30, 2011
Wikipedia tells me that Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie were roomies at film school before forming the band Flight of the Conchords
. Also, Bret was an elf in Peter Jackson's....
Jun 28, 2011
Other Matt totally scooped me when he reviewed his shoes last week. But that’s ok, because he can’t possibly love his slouchy casual runners as much as I love my elegant kickass ladyheels.
Just look at these gorgeous, sexy heels. Every time I wear them, strangers compliment me. They beg me to tell them where I bought them, tell me they’re fantastic....
Jun 27, 2011
Oh my god, man, is there anything better than horror movies from the 70s?
They’re always so fucked up and cerebral, like they’re trying to alter your brain chemistry, and I don’t even know why. (Something about acid and Vietnam..?) All I know is, although I haven’t seen every single 70s horror movie, every single one I’ve seen...
Jun 24, 2011
Life really does have infinite diversity: it must, because I keep ending up at the same place in the DVD store. Seriously, three of my all time favorite things ever have the same title, or damn near it: there’s a Damien Lewis detective series, Life, the BBC Version of Life On Mars, and, finally the BBC’s various “Life of,” series, all presented by...
Jun 23, 2011
Aspiring model Deb is on the way to an audition in her convertible talking on her cell phone when she hits a truck carrying oranges. Deb dies, but sees it as a miscarriage of justice and hits the ‘return’ button in Heaven. At the same time, frumpy attorney Jane is near death after taking a bullet intended for her hotshot boss. Deb ends up in...
Jun 22, 2011
“Hey, this looks kind of cool.”
This was my introduction to Cosmic Encounter. My friend and I were around 14, gainfully employed as paperboys and looking for a way to use some of our excess cash. (At 14, pretty much all our cash was excess cash.) He had picked the game up off the shelf at the toys and hobbies store we were wandering through. He...
Jun 21, 2011
Alan Moore is a legend in the world of comics. Watchmen
, V for Vendett
a, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
. The dude himself is I guess kind of a creepy old hermit, but his writing...