There is no accounting for taste or credulity. Universal Pictures is planning to make Eben Alexander’s book into a movie. You remember Alexander; the Proof of Heaven guy, the surgeon who ‘died’ on the operating table and claimed to have visited heaven? It might be interesting to see the effort. The whole tone of Alexander’s …
Category Archive: Entertainment
Feb 08 2013
Oh, yay, someone thinks the same way I do. I saw Les Miserables this week, and let me just say…it was the worse movie experience I’ve had since The Expendables (but for completely different reasons, of course). And just to put it in perspective, I watched Warning From Space with the @MockTM gang last week. …
Jan 21 2013
Before you click “play”, you might want to read the lyrics. Definitely NSFW. But hilarious.
Jan 21 2013
Say, this is an interesting bit of animation… Malaria from Edson Oda on Vimeo.
Jan 12 2013
I watched the movie Red Lights last night on Netflix. The first part of the movie was strikingly familiar: it practically stole the life story of James Randi. There was the Peter Popoff exposé, the psychic surgery stunts, the usual whirl of frauds and fanatics, all under different names with different details, but the same …
Jan 09 2013
I saw that d r i f t g l a s s was also celebrating David Bowie’s birthday with this video: Never Get Old. I like it so much I had to post it too. Excellent! OK, I promise to try to never get old.
Jan 08 2013
We need a lot more of these. Check out Little Changes by Tiffany Taylor.
Jan 08 2013
He’s released a new single for his 66th birthday — a lush, melancholy song that made me happy. He’s looking good at 66. Even though I can’t quite imagine the thin white duke as a senior citizen yet.
Dec 27 2012
I have a question for you all. I was reading this article about our terribly violent cultural surroundings, which includes both the Bible and American movies. Whether history or mythology or some fusion of the two, the Bible stories, when tallied, include an estimated 25 million violent deaths. And yet, like any people, the internal …
Dec 20 2012
I held forth on the fake eagle video thing at some length over here at KCET yesterday, but there was something I didn’t mention there that irked me about the hoax: in the recap part, where the “amazing footage” of the “eagle” “catching” the “child” gets “replayed” in slow “motion,” the filmmakers dubbed in a bit …