A Nation of Immigrants & Refugees: A Call for Kindness

Editor's Note: I originality wrote this back in 2015 I thought it could use a re-post.   My great-great-grandfather came here from Ireland. He did so to escape famine, civil war and oppression. He left everything he knew – family, friends and culture - to come to America and create a new life. He was [...]

The Master of the Mystic: 2016’s Best End Credit Song

So 2016 is over (finally) and it was...let's go with interesting. But amid all the disappointment, despair and downright disgust (lots of alliteration - eat your heat out Stan Lee) there was one bright point - The end credit song from Doctor Strange: The Master of the Mystic. Marvel films have taken some criticism for their [...]

Unfettered Imagination: Blank on Blank with Rod Serling

"The most unfettered imagination belongs to young people, and they don’t walk through life; they fly" - Rod Serling in 1963. Blank on Blank is a series of short animations featuring snippets of conversation and interviews of various celebrities and other assorted famous people which airs on PBS. This particular segment features Rod Serling, creator [...]

Upcoming Supermovies

Okay, so this post is basically for my own benefit. This handy-dandy little graphic from Comics Alliance is a great resource for planning all one's geek related movie experiences and I wanted it in a place I could refer back to repeatedly. You know, for research purposes. This really is a renaissance in comic book [...]

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Something good. Something bad. A bit of Both: A Guardians of the Galaxy History

Okay, I’ll admit that when Marvel announced Guardians of the Galaxy as part of its Phase II I was … skeptical. It’s a relatively unknown franchise that features a sentient tree and a talking raccoon as major characters, that’s a bit of a gamble. Don’t get me wrong I was thinking kudos for taking the [...]