Beatles, 2.0?

Recently, Sir Paul McCartney’s son, James McCartney, announced an idea he’s been kicking around having the sons of the Beatles group together and dreams of becomeing something “better than The Beatles.” Yup, not surprising that such an announcement would come from a McCartney (Paul being somewhat infamous in the 70s by leaking potential Beatle reunion…
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Why Didn’t Screech Drive And Other Questions About ‘Saved By The Bell’

My tastes in pop culture may at times seem a bit strange. Like everyone, I too have guilty pleasures, and one of them is the late 80s, early 90s teen comedy, “Saved By The Bell.” I’ve recently been re-watching a show I enjoyed two decades ago through the mighty power of Netflix. And some questions…
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Just Go Away: Courtney Love

If there is one person left over from the grunge era who has more than overstayed her welcome, it would be Hole front woman Courtney Love. Sure, in the ’90s we all had our chuckles watching her downward spiral into what we all hoped would eventually be obscurity, or at the least, rehab. But every…
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‘The Rum Diary’

I recently purchased the film version of Hunter S. Thompson’s “The Rum Diary.” It didn’t make it to the town I live in when it came out in the theater, but that’s not surprising considering it was not a huge film to begin with. First off, I was not expecting another “Fear and Loathing in…
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Why Did They Do That? ‘Ghost Rider’ Sequel

This is a brief, but a well-needed pondering that could have been part of my last blog about film sequels. Why on Earth would anyone put money down and thus continue to work on a project that is a sequel to a movie that was terrible in the first place? “Ghost Rider” wasn’t the worst…
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