"Throwback Thursday" is a recurring segment that celebrates the anniversaries of some of my favorite media from long ago and reflects on its impact and influence. Though my youthful expression and demeanor may not show it, I was born in the mid-1980s, which means that the majority of my childhood and adolescence was spent living … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: ‘Batman the Animated Series’ at 25 years
Rivers Cuomo and company have made many attempts to make pop songs that fit with current trends. Some have worked greatly ("Beverly Hills") while others have left listeners with a big WTF. (See that mess they did with Lil Wayne.) But most of them have floated somewhere in between, leaving fans greatly divided on what … Continue reading First Impression: Weezer – “Beach Boys”
This past Tuesday, Lucasfilm announced that Colin Trevorrow will no longer be directing of the ninth installment of the Star Wars saga. Much can be said about what that means for the future of the series, and we can endlessly speculate on why he left (or was fired from) the project. However, with a scheduled May … Continue reading Star Wars Episode IX: Let’s Fantasy Book the New Director!
We've reached the beginning of September, which for TV lovers means that we're finally approaching the end of the proverbial "summer hiatus" tunnel. Brand new seasons of returning shows begin rolling out over the next several weeks, and it's almost time to dive headfirst into fresh adventures featuring all of our favorite characters. But perhaps … Continue reading Labor Day Binge: Catch Up on These Five Shows!
*EDITOR'S NOTE: This post has been imported from my Tumblr page, where it originally appeared.* About two months ago, Brandon Sanderson’s epic fantasy novel Words of Radiance debuted at the top of the New York Times bestseller list, and it was the first time I had heard of this author. For the uninitiated like me, Sanderson … Continue reading Books to Read: ‘Steelheart’ by Brandon Sanderson