‘Gumby’ and the Imminent Downfall of Civilization


If you look at the current trends in popular media, a lot of success is determined by name recognition. Not necessarily the names of actors; one could actually argue that “star power” doesn’t matter nearly as much as it used to. I’m talking about brand names: adaptations, sequels, franchises, spinoffs, reboots, remakes and rehashes. These days, nostalgia is the most bankable. It’s almost a franchise in and of itself.

Inevitably, we’re going to see a Hollywood reboot of Gumby. On that day, I don’t know what I’m going to do. I’m stressed out just thinking about it. Continue reading


Seriously, Guys, Can I Spoil “Star Wars” Yet?


It’s been a month since the new Star Wars was released in theaters. I think it’s about time that we, as a society, started being lenient about people posting spoilers on the Internet.

So, for those of you who missed out on the movie, here’s a list of important things that happened in The Force Awakens: Continue reading