GEEK THEATER REVIEW — PART 8: THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF LONG TERM MEMORY

My review series of the plays collected in Geek Theater: 15 Plays by Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers continues! Each post will focus on one or two of the plays collected in the volume. I’ll be honest, The Long and the Short of Long Term Memory by Cecil Castellucci is not my favorite play in the Geek Theater collection. Like most of the other plays … Continue reading GEEK THEATER REVIEW — PART 8: THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF LONG TERM MEMORY

A… UH… YOU KNOW… UH… FASCINATING TRANSITION: THE UNSHAKEABLE THEME SONG TO UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT

*Some Light SPOILERS* It’s been a few weeks since I powered through the Netflix series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and while I certainly enjoyed the manic silliness of the whole show (which was created by the 30 Rock folks Tina Fey and Robert Carlock), the thing I find myself thinking about the most is that amazing little theme song. Basically, I love it because it’s super … Continue reading A… UH… YOU KNOW… UH… FASCINATING TRANSITION: THE UNSHAKEABLE THEME SONG TO UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT

SAM PUGH’S DINOSAURS OF THE UNWINNABLE WEST

Full disclosure:  Sam Pugh and I have been friends since we were five. In that time, I have been lucky enough to collaborate with him on everything from videos of action figures to stage plays to pillow forts to video games to high school yearbooks to comic books to short films to bachelor parties to scholarly essays — all to varying degrees of success based … Continue reading SAM PUGH’S DINOSAURS OF THE UNWINNABLE WEST

GEEK THEATER REVIEW – PART 7: THE CLOCKWORK COMRADE

My continuing review series of the plays collected in Geek Theater: 15 Plays by Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers is back after a very long delay! Each post will focus on one or two of the plays collected in the volume. I was frankly a little surprised to find a play like Carlos Hernandez’s The Clockwork Comrade in the Geek Theater collection. Not only is … Continue reading GEEK THEATER REVIEW – PART 7: THE CLOCKWORK COMRADE

GEEK THEATER REVIEW – PART 6: THE ZOMBIES OF MONTROSE

My continuing review series of the plays collected in Geek Theater: 15 Plays by Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers is back after a very long delay! Each post will focus on one or two of the plays collected in the volume. What’s nice about The Zombies of Montrose by James Morrow, the first of the medium length plays in the Geek Theater collection, is how … Continue reading GEEK THEATER REVIEW – PART 6: THE ZOMBIES OF MONTROSE

GEEK THEATER REVIEW – PART 5: CONSIDER THE SERVICES OF THE DEPARTED

My continuing review series of the plays collected in Geek Theater: 15 Plays by Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers is back after a very long delay! Each post will focus on one or two of the plays collected in the volume. Delightful in its simplicity, Brett F. Cox’s monologue Consider the Services of the Departed proposes a practical new spin on the zombie genre. Because … Continue reading GEEK THEATER REVIEW – PART 5: CONSIDER THE SERVICES OF THE DEPARTED

FIVE THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND WHILE YOU READ INFINITY GAUNTLET – PART 5

Before I embark upon a big, issue-by-issue omnibus companion to my very favorite Marvel comic series, The Infinity Gauntlet, I am doing a series of shorter Pre-Game posts that will hopefully give a broad overview of what’s awesome about this this crazy little comic series. I will post a new piece each day this week. Here is the fifth of FIVE THINGS TO KEEP IN … Continue reading FIVE THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND WHILE YOU READ INFINITY GAUNTLET – PART 5

FIVE THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND WHILE YOU READ INFINITY GAUNTLET – PART 4

Before I embark upon a big, issue-by-issue omnibus companion to my very favorite Marvel comic series, The Infinity Gauntlet, I am doing a series of shorter Pre-Game posts that will hopefully give a broad overview of what’s awesome about this this crazy little comic series. I will post a new piece each day this week. Here is the fourth of FIVE THINGS TO KEEP IN … Continue reading FIVE THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND WHILE YOU READ INFINITY GAUNTLET – PART 4

FIVE THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND WHILE YOU READ INFINITY GAUNTLET – PART 3

Before I embark upon a big, issue-by-issue omnibus companion to my very favorite Marvel comic series, The Infinity Gauntlet, I want to do a series of shorter Pre-Game posts that will give a broad overview of what’s awesome about this this crazy little comic series. I will post a new piece each day this week. So, here is the third of FIVE THINGS TO KEEP … Continue reading FIVE THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND WHILE YOU READ INFINITY GAUNTLET – PART 3

FIVE THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND WHILE YOU READ INFINITY GAUNTLET – PART 2

Before I embark upon a big, issue-by-issue omnibus companion to my very favorite Marvel comic series, The Infinity Gauntlet, I want to do a series of shorter Pre-Game posts that will give a broad overview of what’s awesome about this this crazy little comic series. I will post a new piece each day this week. So, here is the second of FIVE THINGS TO KEEP … Continue reading FIVE THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND WHILE YOU READ INFINITY GAUNTLET – PART 2