On the suggestion of Bookstooge, I've decided to post something about food. Here's the thing, though. I'm not a huge food person. I lost my sense of smell years ago, which means my sense of taste has gone downhill as well. I still enjoy good food, but for the most part, I just eat things … Continue reading Boxed Macaroni and Cheese Variations
I saw a list a few years ago of the most underrated movies of all time based off of box office totals versus home media sales. I haven't been able to find that list again, and the only movie from it that I remember is The Shawshank Redemption, which was #1 since it bombed in … Continue reading My List of Underrated Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies
I was listening to some Weird Al recently and heard the song "White and Nerdy." One of the lines in the song is "The only question I ever thought was hard was do I like Kirk or do I like Picard?" It got me thinking about the classic Star Trek debate. My thought is that … Continue reading Kirk or Picard?
My kids are at that age where Disney movies are awesome, and they can watch the same one over and over again. We also just got back from Disneyland. Since Disney has been on my mind so much recently, I started thinking about which Disney villain I would be. That also led to me think … Continue reading The Most Evil/Benign Disney Villains
I read an article a while ago (sorry, I can't find the link) that discussed video game movies and why none of them live up to expectations. That got me thinking about the difference between video game movies and comic book movies. Both comics and video games started as "nerd" activities, but playing video games … Continue reading Will Video Game Movies Ever Surge Like Comic Book Movies Did?
So a blog I follow recently posed the question: If you're stranded on a desert island and could have one book, one movie, one TV box set, and could only listen to one band, what would you take with you? The comments section was interesting, and had a lot of variety in the responses. There … Continue reading Stranded on a Desert Island