Category: Pop Culture

What's Next, Hollywood? Top Cat? Tennessee Tuxedo?

What’s Next, Hollywood? Top Cat? Tennessee Tuxedo?

No. NO. NooooooOOOOOOOOOOOOO! Dan Ackroyd and Justin Timberlake? You monsters! Why won’t you stop, Hollywood? Haven’t you done enough damage?

Hey, Chuck Devore! Need a Radio Wingman?

Hey, Chuck Devore! Need a Radio Wingman?

Back in January, I had Chuck Devore, one-time candidate for US Senate, on the show. We talked about how the Founders might have used social media, his misadventures with Twitter, and “what if” history. He was a delight to interview and a great guest. So, this story doesn’t surprise me at all. Assemblyman Chuck DeVore […]

The Opening Credits That Could Have Saved "Firefly"

The Opening Credits That Could Have Saved “Firefly”

At risk of losing my Geek Card, I need to admit something. I didn’t pay a lot of attention to Firefly when it was first on television. I became a fan after it had gone off the air, when a good friend insisted that I sit and watch a couple or three episodes, in the […]

Maybe Her Photographer Should Get a Tetanus Shot?

Maybe Her Photographer Should Get a Tetanus Shot?

Remember the sweet, relatively innocent, talented and hard-working Lindsay Lohan? Yeah, she’s long gone, folks.

What the World Needs Now Are Aliens, Salivating Aliens

What the World Needs Now Are Aliens, Salivating Aliens

Two prequels after three terrible movies are the only things that there are just too little of. Ouch. Sorry, Mr. Bacharach. I just got into a thing there…

In the 80's Musical Culture Wasn't Just a Club.

In the 80′s Musical Culture Wasn’t Just a Club.

Every one in a while I hear someone say that the music of the 1980s was “bubble gum” music, without any real heft. To that, I offer two videos as a way of saying “Up yours, pal!”

Maybe It Could Have Been Better If The Shark Had A Laser Beam Attached to His Head. Maybe.

Maybe It Could Have Been Better If The Shark Had A Laser Beam Attached to His Head. Maybe.

If I have to explain all the pure and undiluted awesomeness contained in this picture, you may be past my ability to help. Look at what it’s called, for Pete’s sake!

Happy St. Patrick's Day, Animation-Style!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Animation-Style!

Really, does anything say “St. Patrick’s Day” like Droopy Dog, Spike, and some leprechaun-based hijinks? I think not.

What's This? A Remake of a Cherished Movie That May Not Stink on Toast?

What’s This? A Remake of a Cherished Movie That May Not Stink on Toast?

Most movie remakes look like a Star Trek transporter accident coming right out of the box, usually because of carelessness and a dash of arrogance by the studios. This remake of Tron may not.

The Green Screen's a Mean Scene

The Green Screen’s a Mean Scene

Ever wonder how they get some of those breathtaking movie shots? Here’s a little video that rolls back the effects and shows you the green screens behind the street scenes.

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