Film Review: The Road

I finally got to see John Hillcoat and Joe Penhall's film adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's The Road this weekend, and I was not disappointed.  McCarthy's bleak post-apocalyptic father-and-son story is one of my favorite...

A Shout out to PVP

I've been enjoying Scott Kurtz's webcomic "PVP" for almost a year now (and wishing I'd discovered the strip years sooner!) but today's might be my favorite ever.  Timing in cartooning is not the easiest...

Mondegreens and Eggcorns

Today I came across the Wikipedia entry for "eggcorn," a recently-coined linguistic term that describes one of my ultimate pet peaves. I know I should be forgiving, but to my mind few things...

The shit hits the Brat Boy fans

I've followed Brat Boy School, the home page of model/blogger/underwear spokesman Ethan Reynolds for quite some time. I wouldn't necessarily call myself a "fan" of Ethan's, but he was pretty and I checked in...

Narnia Review: being in the closet can be fun!

Went and saw The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe last night with my friend Alex. Not bad; very faithful to the original book, with a few cheesy chase scenes...

The Lamb Lies Down…in Ardmore!

Took in The Musical Box performing The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway tonight. Absolutely spectacular. They get better every time I see them. We are about eight rows back from the stage for this...