Why I’m no longer on the “(New) Whose Line” train

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When I first heard that “Whose Line is it Anyway?” was headed back to television, I smiled. I smiled because I, like many other Americans, loved the show during its run on ABC (and sister station ABC Family) and was sad to see it end. Continue reading

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Pacific Rim: Bringing me back to my childhood

Pacific_Rim_Main_Trailer_32Everyone stop! I’ve got water in my shoe.

When I was eight, I wrote a story about an oversized chimpanzee that attacked our nation’s capital. The ape was relatively successful in its conquest, leveling much of the city, before it was felled by a rather supplied resistance…and an unfortunate fall from the Washington Monument.

Was I aware at the time I essentially copied “King Kong?” No, I was eight. And had not seen the movie by that point, but that’s neither here nor there. I was very creative in my youth.

When I first heard about “Pacific Rim,” I immediately thought back to that story. Not so much the similarities, but because the story seemed like something only a child could create. Continue reading

Review, “The Dark Knight Rises”

Christopher Nolan, you beautiful bastard.

To the man who definitely knows how to make a movie, sir, I tip my hat to you. “The Dark Knight Rises” was an amazing spectacle of backgrounds, plot twists, character development, intense action scenes, and pretty much whatever you can imagine. Nolan definitely knows how to use the prestige of a movie (ehhh? get it? you get it.) Continue reading