Wrestlemania 1-5: An Appreciation

I never had the opportunity to see any of the WWF “WrestleMania” events as a kid. They always seemed like very mythical events. Decades later, I was a lapsed wrestling fan since the “Monday Night Wars” of the mid-1990s and nostalgia for that early era of peak late-1980s wrestling made me curious about finally experiencing […]

San Diego Comic-Con 2020 Analysis

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 […]

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 […]

Meeting Peter David, 25 Years Later

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.

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 […]