Weird Al – Strings Attached at the State Fair

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 […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2019 Analysis

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 […]

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Reviewed

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.

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Analysis

As usual, I viewed the San Diego Comic-Con’s 2018 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 […]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

A comprehensive review of “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens,” featuring character and scene breakdowns as well as high-level reactions.

San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Analysis

A summary of the winners and losers at San Diego Comic-Con 2012. Particular attention is paid to many major films that were featured in panels.

San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Analysis

A summary of the winners and losers at San Diego Comic-Con 2011. Particular attention is paid to many major films that were featured in panels.