Very Special Blossom: S...

As I read the title of this week’s Very Special Blossom, I came to a disturbing realization: I had no idea what second base even meant. Leaving aside that I’ve been with my wife for fifteen years and thus have not had the occasion to brag about how far I’ve gotten with anyone in...

A Now Fear This Roundup

I’m planning to spend most of this week digesting, and frankly, that gets in the way of long, rambling, and expletive-filled reviews. Fortunately, in the two years Now Fear This has been alive and well, I’ve written thirty-two long, rambling, and expletive-filled reviews. So this...

Speaking Ill of the Dea...

Nothing this exciting actually happens in the film. Movies should be judged on their own merits. Just because something doesn’t measure up to the book or it stars guy who might have thought the Holocaust was the fault of someone called Sugar Tits shouldn’t impact the film as a...

Liner Notes: Mr. Blank

Hey, I wrote that! “Who’s they?” It’s a valid question, whether someone told you “they said it would rain,” “they said to pack a sweater,” or “they blew up the Death Star.” Someone out there gave you some pretty good advice even if it’s just, “hey, you might want...

Very Special Blossom: S...

The bottle episode is a grand old tradition in the business of television.  Every show has a budget, and while individual episodes might go over, that money has to be saved in other places.  So if one episode of, say, Alf features the titular puppet going to Vegas, interacting with...