The magic of movie theaters

. . . . . . . It’s hard to believe there was actually a time when movie theaters felt “threatened” by television. Back then, movie actors made buckets of cash. Supposedly, this was going to come to an end. . . . . . . . Fast forward to the 2020s and movie stars […]

Tom Cruise vs. Brad Pitt

. . . . . . . The two long-running hottest men in Hollywood have a rivalry going, but it’s a subtle one and not deep, you know? . . . . . . . Tom Cruise arrived on the scene first, making his lead debut in Risky Business. Brad Pitt had a weak secondary […]

Who I don’t like

. . . . . . . You know what? You know who you are when I don’t like you. Those are the times you don’t want the door to hit your big butt on the way out. . . . . . . . That’s right. Your big, wide, couch-challenging-designing ass. Look at Capt. […]

Movie review: Aliens

. . . . . . . In space, no one can hear you scream. . . . . . . . Presumably, time also slows down in space. The floating droplets of sweat drift through anti-gravity like earthbubbles over playgrounds. “Life is the power that’s greater than I can ever comprehend. The way life […]

Night flight of the bat

. . . . . . . From the heights of Gotham, with a view of its expressways and train tracks, Batman crouches with a lit stoogie, chomping it, nearly severing it with molars dulled by years of sipping nearly rancid brandy confiscated from the bad guys’ cellars. . . . . . . . […]

Lying, breathing propaganda

. . . . . . . Keep it real, man. No matter what smoke gets blown up your ass. Don’t even believe my smoke. Believe in YOSELF. You’re in a room of heads moving one way, the same way, just turning, turning. Stop turning your head to match em. . . . . . […]

Energy is life

“I’d listen to a song and say, ‘Hang on, I like that piano thing,’ so I’d play the guitar like that and get the vibe from it, and it just evolved from the get-go. It was pretty obvious what to do; You don’t think about rock n’ roll: you just do it.” — Malcolm Young […]