If the revitalization of the Star Trek franchise is any indication, then I couldn’t reprimand you for raising your expectations for the next episode of Star Wars. J.J. Abrams saw an action series that doubled as a buddy comedy whose corniness had … Continue reading
AMC decided to be the only network that aired first-run episodes on Sunday, and, yes, that was problematic because it was Memorial Day weekend. But the real crime is that a new Mad Men aired on the same Sunday in which I … Continue reading
I believe this was the first episode since the premier to not feature my proclaimed star of S3, Jamie Lannister, and I must admit I missed the incestuous bastard. In fact, Second Sons played out more like how I thought this whole … Continue reading
When you read cases in law school you’ll often catch in the excerpts that one of the parties to a case made what’s known as a “slippery slope” argument. (Bear with me.) The thinking goes that once you allow something … Continue reading
You can consider this a corollary to the Twitter Manifesto, but this is gonna be less like a list of rules and more like a rant.
The last time—full disclosure, the only time—I read The Great Gatsby was in the tenth grade, and quite coincidentally Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s very American, very necessary reminder that opulence can’t buy you everything feels sophomorically frozen. Luhrmann directs … Continue reading
If you know me at all, you know that I look forward to Game of Thrones as the potential highlight of my week. Every week. Immediately following the episode I have withdrawal, which is why I’ve been advocating (to no one in … Continue reading