Fyre is sooooo hot right now

I remember hearing about the Fyre Festival and the cheese sandwich back when it happened, but I didn't really look into it any further than a scrolling glance. I'm not sure if there was any build up before the Netflix and Hulu documentaries came out a few weeks ago, but it sure felt like they … Continue reading Fyre is sooooo hot right now

Annihilation is a super weird movie that I either really liked or maybe hated

My first impression when I saw the first trailer for Annihilation was "dang, that movie looks super pretty", my second was, "is this an all-female cast in a sci-fi flick!?", and my third was "I think I'm going to love this movie." Last weekend my wife and I finally got around to watching it, and … Continue reading Annihilation is a super weird movie that I either really liked or maybe hated

It’s the End of the World as We Know It – Ragnatalk, Gone, and Fallout 76

This week I've been way deep into ruined worlds. I'm not really sure why it turned out that all of these came up for me at the same time, but boy I've been having fun with media that looks at awful, broken societies. Chuck and Anthony: Ragnatalk This one is a bit of a stretch … Continue reading It’s the End of the World as We Know It – Ragnatalk, Gone, and Fallout 76

Why “Wonder” and movies like it are hard for me to enjoy (a tribute to a good dog)

My wife is good enough and nerdy enough to go along with me on watching all sorts of ridiculous comic book and sci-fi movies, even though I don't go along with her for more grounded movies as often as I should. I've always preferred my fiction in some kind of an outlandish setting, be it … Continue reading Why “Wonder” and movies like it are hard for me to enjoy (a tribute to a good dog)