As usual (Although this year was far from usual), I viewed the San Diego Comic-Con’s 2020 edition as an opportunity to get a barometer on the next year in high-profile genre films and television shows, along with pop culture in general. Besides attending the convention in person, I waded through Twitter, online panel recaps, and […]
A summary of Stephen King’s fifth novel in the “Dark Tower” series, along with critical reaction.
I can cross “See ‘Weird Al’ in concert” off of my bucket list. The scene: The Minnesota State Fairgrounds – aka “The Great Minnesota Get Together.” It was a gorgeous evening for strolling around the crowded fair ahead of the concert. I managed to drop around $22 on a corn dog, French fries, and a […]
A comprehensive review of “Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi,” featuring theme and plot breakdowns as well as high-level reactions.
A fan encounter with the great ‘writer of stuff’ Peter David during a 2018 convention visit and reflections back to a first encounter with David in 1993.
As usual, I viewed the San Diego Comic-Con’s 2019 edition as an opportunity to get a barometer on the next year in high-profile genre films and television shows, along with pop culture in general. Besides attending the convention in person, I waded through Twitter, online panel recaps, and videos of the various panels to pull […]
A belated review of the 2018 “Star Wars” stand-alone film “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” expressing surprise that the film wasn’t as bad as its reputation.
Plot synopses and reaction to the HBO Television adaptation of the seventh season of “Game of Thrones.”
An update from 2018 on the latest trials and tribulations from the former King of Kong, arcade gaming legend Billy Mitchell.
A brief look back at some of the best episodes from the original, 1985 Steven Spielberg-led NBC television series “Amazing Stories.”