Did you know that the character of Wonder Woman has only appeared on the big screen one time … and that was in “The LEGO Movie”? Why is Hollywood so scared of a strong leading female hero? Continue reading
Today, the gang sits around and does a favorite activity of nerds everywhere – arguing and making lists of the “best” and “worst” things in various categories. And we want you to play along! Continue reading
Tonight, I asked my Facebook friends to give me three random story elements, and I would build a story around them. I was given “downtown walking bridge,” “the death of Phil Hartman,” and “chocolate cake.” This is what emerged from those things. Continue reading
The new documentary about the life (and death) of Roger Ebert is on our minds this week, as is arguably the weirdest kid’s movie ever made, and the notion of overrated/underrated films. Continue reading
Here’s the documentary that we all tried to watch for this week’s discussion. I made it about 25 minutes, Rachel made it 45.
Then we (accidentally?) segue into a much more interesting discussion about whether it’s okay to laugh at things that we laughed at when we were younger. In this particular instance, Monty Python … very funny, but viewed with a 2014 lens, very racist in places. Is it okay to laugh at things the way you did when you were younger and the world was different?
We try not to be so heavy, I promise you. But it just happens. Download the MP3 here, or listen via the widget below.