Category Archives: Those lesser mediums

Crazy about Subways

(image courtesy of http://www.mdtheatreguide.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/METRO-image-143-resized.jpg-resize.jpg) I went to the Shakespeare Theater on Saturday to see a 17th Century French play called The Metromaniacs and, yeah, yeah, there’s an actual line in the play where someone asks if that means, “Crazy about … Continue reading

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Substance over form

I saw American Sniper last night at the local Carmike. I usually do not go to Carmike’s or AMC or the other big chain movie theaters; I go to Alamo. Why? Someone brings you beer at Alamo. They don’t bring … Continue reading

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Arrow…or Hood, whatever.

I was never a DC Comics fan. Superman: invulnerable, strongest being in the universe, so where’s the challenge? Batman: just shoot the guy, will ya, Joker? And what’s with all these Bizarro Worlds and Alternate Earths? Let’s not forget the … Continue reading

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Ho. Lee. Cap!

Finally went to see the new Captain America. It was out-freakin’-standing, better than the first one, which had a lot of annoying stop-action fighting sequences that interrupted the flow. Not this time. This was Cap kickin’ A and takin’ names. … Continue reading

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Random photos

Monday Night football, Eagles/Redskins, from the cheap seats: You’re not sitting here. You’re not: The last thing a mouse sees: Inside the gazebo of the von Stauffenberg summer house, Geislingen, Germany: Halloween, 2013: Peter Parker:    

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George Romero on why fast zombies suck.

If you’ve got another hour to kill (after listening to Malcolm McDowell’s Q&A below), then settle in for this Q&A with George Romero at the recent Monster-Mania. I’ll never respect a fast zombie again. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/102111101/Romero%20Q%26A2.avi

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Singin’ in the Rain. And Brechtian.

If’ you’ve got about an hour to kill, then watch this hilarious Q&A with Malcolm McDowell, held during Monster-Mania 2013 (scroll down to see some of the action there). The guy is a crack-up. He reprises a little bit of Alex … Continue reading

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A member of the Community

The NBC TV show, I mean. It is the only show I watch on that network, which may explain why NBC came in fifth behind Univision  during sweeps. And since Community only draws about 2-3 million viewers lately, looks to me like Al … Continue reading

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