The Color Stupid

I keep trying to explain to my stepson that prejudice is the product of ignorance, not stupidity.  It’s a Sisyphean task because bigots all look like numbskulls to him.  This month I have had to throw up my hands and watch all of my progress slide right down the shitter. Twitter has spoken and it seems that the Cracker Nation has a voice that is clear and strong…and undeniably stupid. Luke Cage, Marvel’s latest offering on Netflix has been an unqualified success.  At one point the demand for downloads actually…

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SDCC Special: Welcome to the Trailer Park

As is usual during San Diego Comic Con, every studio and their grandmothers puts out trailers for movies and television shows. This year is no exception. And there are about a million of them. Or two. I’m not sure. But there’s a lot. But I thought it’d be nice – and maybe the start of an annual tradition – to showcase some of these trailers and give my impressions of what we should expect to see in the coming twelve months or so. To start, I’m going to admit that this…

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This Ain’t No Fiddle Faddle!

“Isn’t fun the best thing to have?”  Arthur Bach, Arthur.   As the old Marvel Universe was in its death throes a few of its titles went into overdrive trying to spin yarns worthy of the end of all things.  It’s a tall order, to be sure.  Still, Iron-Fist, with it’s quirky art and humor coupled with an irreverent story line really fit the bill for me.  So, I’ve been more than a little psyched about the return of Power Man And Iron-Fist.  Thus far, my optimism has been rewarded.…

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