entertainment

movie poster for Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves. Several people stand in a V formation in front of a graphic that resembles a red dragon on a white background. They are dressed in fantasy type clothing. Chris Pine stands in the front, holding a Lute behind him. To his right is Michelle Rodriguez dressed as a Barbarian in furs with an axe, then Sophia Lillet as a Tiefling - she's dressed in green with black horns sticking out of her red hair. To the left of Chris Pine is Regé-Jean Page, dressed in the silver armor of a Paladin, and behind him is Justice Smith wielding a magic staff.

Review: Dungeons & Dragons Honor Among Thieves

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January 22, 2024

This had been a movie on my to see list, and we’d planned on seeing it in theaters, but life…

Photo of rachel zegler at a restaurant, a young brunette wearing a dark denim jacket, leaning against the table with her head in her hand.

Rachel Zegler and the internet mob

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August 14, 2023

I made a promise at the start of the strikes not to give any struck companies promotion for free. And…

RIP The Athletic: It isn’t Dead, Just Forgot Its Purpose

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June 14, 2023

In the sports world, The Athletic just went through another round of layoffs. With their layoffs focusing on “less popular…

image of devices on a table

What to do: Speak up? Sweep it under the rug?

I spend a lot of my time on TikTok, and I’ve found myself on the outskirts of BookTok. Mostly because…

wonder woman 84 poster - a close up of Wonder Woman in her golden armor with neon colors

Wonder Woman 84: Not all Nostalgia is Welcome

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January 7, 2021

Like many people, I saw Wonder Woman 84 over the holidays. And, I’ve been trying to figure out how to…

Joe Pesci and Robert DeNiro in The Irishman

Counting to Twenty: The Irishman and the need to self-edit

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December 6, 2019

The National Board of Review is saying that The Irishman is the best movie of the year.  Look, I haven’t…

image of a pane of cracked glass, the image focuses on the cracks and not the background behind it

The Problem with Cancel Culture

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July 22, 2018

Cancel Culture. Even if you don’t know the term, I’m sure you know what I’m talking about – a celebrity…

A still from Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones stands in a cobweb filled temple, with Shia Le Beouf as Mutt, and Ray Winstone as Mac beside him. In the background, Karen Allen as Marian tends to John Hurt as Prof Oxley.

In defense of Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

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July 4, 2018

Watching the Indy marathon on the Paramount Channel, I’ve come to a realization. Kingdom of the Crystal Skull isn’t as…

Choices and Image Rehabilitation.

Last night on the Emmys, one of the most talked about moments was Sean Spicer coming out with a podium…

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#No Confederate, bad ideas, and what censorship isn’t

If you’ve been on Twitter the last two Sundays, you probably saw the hashtag #NoConfederate trending. Confederate is the next…