When I was a kid (so, 1991 or 1992) my parents would rent this on VHS from Kroger's over and over again, because we all loved watching it that much. I now own this on DVD and have to say that it, of course, holds up. It not only stands the test of time, but it also stands the test of my maturation. Carson is a king. He's the best, and it's no wonder why his legacy has become the source of so... more
Not Gaiman's best
I mean, it's still "Sandman" so it's more compelling and imaginative than any other comic book you're going to read, but it wasn't my favorite amongst the "Sandman" story arcs. As the description states, the story focuses on a group of travelers from across different everythings and the stories they tell themselves to get through a storm. All of the stories are interesting, I just find myself... more
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I read a lengthy excerpt of this on Vanity Fair's website and, I have to say, it was captivating. It takes what could be a very boring subject and makes it well rounded and very human. From the excerpt, it is unapologetically unbiased, showing what (seemingly) actually happened behind the scenes, from what I assume were a number of interviews. Leno is not villified (but the actual facts of the... more
Review: Plants Vs. Zombies
The iPhone version is ridiculously fun...
...so I can only imagine that the REAL version is INSANELY fun. Seriously, I'm addicted. The game is also hilarious, with disco zombies, football zombies, elderly zombies and deadly pea shooting plants, it's just a blast!
Review: Jack of Fables Vol.4: Americana
More like FUNicana!
If you like "Fables" but want the drama turned down and the irreverent humor turned way up, then check out "Jack of Fables." The leading character (Jack) is such an unabashed womanizing self-important moronic creep, he cycles all the way around the jerk-scale back to lovable character. Seriously, I love the commitment to making the leading man such a relentless cad. Plus the plotting is tight... more
Pretty good for the price
I really cannot justify spending a ton of money on headphones, even though they have become essential to my everyday life. I also can't have big bulky headphones, ones that probably sound amazing, because they can't fit into my pocket. So I have to have earbuds! And for the price, these are pretty good. I've heard headphones sound way better, but again those are usually the big bulky ones and... more
I just relistened to this album this morning and man, did it thrill me as always. Television had such a distinct sound right out of the gate. The first sounds on the album are the interlocking guitars of "See No Evil," acting like a mission statement for the rest of the album. This is mid-70s CBGB punk at it's most elaborate, theatrical and philosophical. None of the songs are under three... more
Review: Apple TV
No, seriously. My cousin got this for himself and, since we only have one TV, I get to reap the benefits! This gadget allows you to play everything in your iTunes, including all the computers you link it to. I'm not sure if there's a limit, but both me and my cousin have ours hooked up to it. It ALSO streams your NetFlix account and plays YouTube. I love having cable, it's been a staple of my... more
Also I wish I could get a job writing the irreverent text bits on the bottle!
Review: Kill the Moonlight [LP]
I swear, I can listen to this album on a loop. Spoon's modus operandi is layering, intricate layering. Everything is minimal on the surface level. Sparse drums, riffs with a gap so big you can drive a VW van through, and more jangley tambourine and percussion instruments than you can shake a Davy Jones at (the first ever lead tambourinist, right?). But upon repeated listening, the little tricks... more