Posts Tagged With: batman

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Posted in entertainment, Geek, movies
December 3, 2015

Trailer: Batman vs Superman

I’m in Las Vegas. There’s been a lot going on, and I’ve started and scrapped three drafts of a post about the shooting in San Bernardino. (I can sum up my reaction in two sentences, it seems. Thoughts and prayers have done nothing to stop mass shootings, which are tragic and should not happen with the frequency they are. This is the time to call your senators and congresspeople to ask them for action.) Now that I’ve said that, I’m offering something a little lighter… the trailer for Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice I admit, I’ve never been enthusiastic…

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Posted in personal, Pirate
December 1, 2012

The Penguin Umbrella.

Back when I was a kid, I watched a lot of the Adam West Batman series. I waited and hoped that Bruce would wise up and realize that he was in love with Catwoman. And I loved Batgirl. A librarian who fights crime? COME ON. If you weren’t aware, this was where I got my first taste of Batman’s rogue’s gallery. And frankly, Cesar Romero as the Joker and Burgess Meredith as the Penguin isn’t such a bad place to start. A lot of people assume that growing up in Southern California means that we don’t get much rain. While…