Shannon Purser recently tweeted her interest in the (non-existent) role of the only truly unbeatable superhero, for Marvel’s (not in any way forthcoming) blockbuster summer film (that absolutely does not exist).
This isn’t a review or analysis, just a happy “heads up”to my fellow cable-cutters: YouTube currently has David Cronenberg’s 1979 mind-frack The Brood, complete and in decent quality.
I know there was some really ugly drama last year, and the less said about that the better... Like the esoteric ranchers say “Drama’s for llamas!”
So, there I was, talking to a German rock star about our early musical influences, and I found myself explaining “you know, that old cartoon where Black Superman plays baseball with the kid, while singing a funky R&B tune about grammar...”
Some readers don’t like Chuck Wendig’s writing for the Star Wars franchise; his approach is to use a present-tense narrative with choppy and/or twisty sentences and colloquial descriptions. That’s not meant as an insult; he’s a popular, successful writer who is by all accounts a really nice guy. Some folks just don’t…
I’ve read countless “obituaries” and “profiles” about Ian Fraser Kilmister, aka “Lemmy”, these past two days. And I’ve read quite a few about Meadow George Lemon III, aka “Meadowlark Lemon”. And the difference between the two styles of coverage really bums me out.