Vintage TV “just say no” propaganda focused largely on marijuana, only occasionally giving proper acknowledgment to cocaine, the real star of 70s and 80s drug culture. 1,088 more words
Tim Robbins knew what was coming. Back in 1992, the same year in which he starred in Robert Altman’s The Player, he wrote, directed, and starred as the titular character in this mockumentary Bob Roberts – a political comedy which may or may not have revealed something telling about where the nation is set to go. 889 more words
Pop! Television: Gilmore Girls
Get the junk food and head for the Dragonfly Inn,
the Gilmore Girls are coming to Pop!
This set includes the mother-daughter duo Lorelai and Rory, 50 more words
I recently binge watched the entire 3rd season of The Blacklist in a week. And by week, I mean about 4 days.
I’d heard some mild spoilers, like “death” and “babies” and “blonde hair.” I had been told the writing this season was rough — a shocking turn of events, because typically The Blacklist’s plotting is simply stellar. 528 more words
Age of Ultron maybe one of the first of Marvel’s films to show why making each film part of one long arcing story may not be the best ideas. 722 more words
The Blacklist starts with an interesting premise: a fugitive from the FBI’s most wanted list, Raymond “Red” Reddington (played by James Spader) , wanted for two decades, turns himself in to the FBI and promises them that he will help them find international criminals (“the blacklist”). 323 more words