Mythbusters probably came on TV too late to change what I do, but Grant certainly made me want to create contraptions. Incredibly unfair that he’ll never make anything again. His passion probably helped fuel thousands of kid’s passion for it too.
The story of the Star Wars sound is pretty interesting. I saw a really old documentary about it once. The people literally just went around everywhere recording anything and everything they could then tweaked it to fit their needs. There is one picture in the linked story without definition. They are standing next to…
This is your regular reminder that planning and organization in the leadup to this, when we all could see what was coming, likely would have mitigated the effects, at least of the shutdowns if not the disease itself. Particularly with the executive branch of the federal government, which in all but the most… Read more
Seeing the Punisher skull anywhere outside of a comic or movie makes my skin crawl, but ironically Garth Ennis’s run on the character (especially the MAX stuff) is one of the best comics I’ve ever read. Taken as a whole it’s an incredibly deep character study examining first how a senseless war can shape a man’s… Read more
Imagine that in Return of the Jedi someone told Luke, on good authority that Darth Vader wasn’t really his father... Well that kind of spineless backtracking made me furious in Rise of Skywalker... I know, I know it is not the same thing...but Rey’s lineage plot line was so predictable and undid so much of what was… Read more
Points for the Spaceballs edit! LOL
I think there’s a lot of blame to go around, but what I see (speaking broadly) is Western/American individualism is (at least) partially to blame. I’m really surprised how many Americans have the attitude of “Its similar to the flu. If I get this, I’ll just get over it- no big deal”. Meanwhile, the mindset in many… Read more
The headline was misspelled. It’s been corrected.