Makin' the Funny


Abstinence-Only Education Ruined By Trip To Zoo | The Onion - America's Finest News Source I need to find more places in my life to use the phrase "masturbating wolverines."



Just like in the world of contraceptives, Conservatives prefer not to think about a Plan B.

Comics, TV

Seriously geeking out

The LAT, via Newsarama, previews the Buffy: Season Eight comic book. A G.I. Joe movie? Awesome! One that stars MarkyMark? Meh. A "Death of Superman" animated movie from Bruce Timm has the potential to seriously rock. I vowed years ago, as soon as "Firefly" debuted, to follow Summer Glau anywhere. That will now include to… Continue reading Seriously geeking out


LOTD: 3/5/07

What the heck are newspaper publishers thinking making a special version of the paper for the non-reader available within the regular paper? It's a question Max asks and which has me ready to just pound my head on my desk. (CT) The Patent Office is going wiki-tastic in asking the community to comment on patent… Continue reading LOTD: 3/5/07

Film Distribution, Movie Marketing

Why can’t I see that movie in theaters or on DVD?

See if the lede from this story sounds anything like what I've been saying since forever? Tired of being turned away at the theater box office when a movie's sold out? Unhappy there's no art-house theater in your neighborhood to cater to your hoity-toity theatrical tastes? Yes, as a matter of fact, I am. And… Continue reading Why can’t I see that movie in theaters or on DVD?

Film Distribution, Movie Marketing

Quote of the Day

While Mark Caro is talking about the Short Film category I think the larger point is applicable to the movies that play downtown and not where people actually, you know, live. At some point you have to consider the entertainment value of seeing films you’ve never heard of winning awards you don’t care about so… Continue reading Quote of the Day

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If I get any busier I’m going to need a clone