Why do we keep the sacred separate from the profane? So we don’t dirty up the clean things. The clean things won’t make the dirty things any cleaner, but the dirty things sure can mess up the clean things. So we keep them separate. If we don’t, we’re left with nothing but dirty things. And this holds just as true for concepts as it does for objects.
I saw something disturbing in the news today. No, nothing Donald Trump tweeted. Rather, the Parker Brothers game “Monopoly” is retiring one of its signature game pieces: The thimble. It was ousted by popular vote, so this was hardly an authoritarian or fascist move by Parker Brothers – sorry, I […]
Ah, spring. We didn’t really have a winter in Texas this year thanks to global warming — the poor sods on the East Coast apparently took all the snow that would’ve come our way — but even if you’re unable to get a clue from rising temperatures as usual, you can still tell the […]
(This is the last in a 3-part review of the pilot episode of FOX’s “Lucifer“. Here are where you can find Part 1 and Part 2.) Warning: SPOILERS beyond this point! A few minutes into the premiere episode of “Lucifer”, we have a meeting of angels — one being Lucifer (Tom Ellis) […]
Before I proceed with my review of the premiere of FOX’s newest show “Lucifer“, I have to make you aware of something that I hope you will all find quite shocking: Every now and then, I oops. Case in point, I wrote this in Part 1 of this series: So […]
As a longtime comics reader, I tend to watch anything comics-related that gets translated into movies or television. Not everything, mind you — I do have some amount of taste. I passed by “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen” and both “Hellboy” movies, so it’s safe to say I don’t just […]
GAME OF THRONES SPOILER ALERT!!! If you continue reading this post all the way to the end, you will learn the identity of Jon Snow’s parents. Not a hoax. Not an imaginary story. If you don’t want the secret spoiled, just bookmark this page and come back to it when […]