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It was announced today that Cabinet minister Michael Fallon would be replaced by former whip Gavin Williamson, a man best known for using a pet tarantula called Cronus to intimidate MPs into doing the hairy spider’s bidding. 474 more words


Review: Kevin and CJ See Gerard Butler’s “Geostorm,” and Walk Out of the Theater Better People Because of It

Kevin: Years from now, one of the great questions that will bond people together will be, “When did you officially fall in love with ‘Geostorm’?” Was it the first of many shots of a countdown clock showing “Time to Geostorm”? 4,109 more words


Movies to Gym by

Summer is over so I’m back in the gym, on the treadmill, after riding 15km every other day (mostly) for a couple of months. Riding in the cold is cold. 1,307 more words


Final (Maybe?) Trailer for Gerard Butler’s “Geostorm” Reminds Us We’re Getting a Gerard Butler Movie Called “Geostorm”

Kevin: With the release of “Geostorm” only a few blessed weeks away, Warner Brothers has released the third and presumably final trailer for the Gerard Butler disaster flick. 1,450 more words


Thoughts On That Morgan Freeman Russia Video

Look, I think there was *some* foreign interference in last year’s U.S. election—at least, in terms of online propaganda leading up to it. But I don’t think that precludes me from commenting on… 456 more words


TGD Analyzes Recent North Korean Aggression … in the Movies at Least

Kevin: Tensions with North Korea are at a fever pitch, with the government of Kim Jong-Un reportedly testing a hydrogen bomb last week, while the country continues threatening to launch missiles at the United States and its allies. 2,075 more words


North Korea as Cinematic Enemy: Donald Trump and 'Olympus has Fallen'

I’m a historian of contemporary Northeast Asia, which means that narratives having to do with the Cold War or with peace and war in the region today interest me, even when they’re awful. 1,251 more words

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