Calvin and Hobbes wasn’t in the Sunday funnies when I was young enough to be reading the Sunday funnies, so I sort of missed that whole boat. Every now and then I’d see a strip, though, and I always thought it was a great comic. (The “snow sharks” one was my favorite.) Someone gave me… Read more »
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I have been reading Batman stories for as long as I can remember. When I was a kid I used to gorge myself on Detective Comics, Batman, and — my favorite — The Brave and the Bold (which was back then always tales of Batman and Superman teaming to fight the bad guys). One of… Read more »
Every day a new city, a new IHOP. And yet every night the dreams get worse. I ply the highways, a nervous eye on the rear-view mirror, the back seat piled with stolen menus.
Recent Movies: Pineapple Express ***1/2 Gone Baby Gone **** Bottle Shock ** (based on the book Judgment of Paris) Gone in 60 Seconds *1/2 Currently Reading: Rigged: The True Story of an Ivy League Kid Who Changed the World of Oil, from Wall Street to Dubai, by Ben Mezrich Nature Girl, by Carl Hiaasen How… Read more »
My wife and I went to see The Dark Knight at 12:45am. I am a huge Batman fan and this movie did not disappoint. It was just a hair under three hours long, and — aside from the fact that I knew I was going to be late to work today — I didn’t want… Read more »
“All the loves in the strip are unrequited; all the baseball games are lost; all the test scores are D-minuses; the Great Pumpkin never comes; and the football is always pulled away.” — Charles Schultz on Peanuts from Caterina
Is Spider-Man 3 the most expensive movie ever made?
My biggest fear was that they were going to screw up the music. John Williams’ score in the original movie made the film. I mean, the music was the movie. There couldn’t possibly be a movie without the duh, duh-duh-duh, da / da-da-daa. The first time I had any idea that there was a new… Read more »
I find it completely incomprehensible that Peppermint Patty refers to Snoopy as “a funny-looking kid with a big nose.” How could she possibly not recognize that he is a dog?!