Disney buys Marvel. Too many puns!
So, Disney bought Marvel. I punned around over at Tor.com about it, because when a disaster this bad creaks into being, you should laugh before you run screaming from the corporate behemoth that is coming for you and your children, you know? P.S. When I was a kid, my granddad bought me five stocks of Disney.…
Disney Buys Marvel: Comic Book Fans Everywhere Die Little Deaths
Disney Buys Marvel: Comic Book Fans Everywhere Die Little DeathsThrough the power of the internet, all secrets are brought at once to light: Disney has acquired Marvel in a $4 billion dollar deal. (License for Wolverine was $3 billion of those dollars; Silver Surfer went for 75 cents and a jelly doughnut.) Disney, already an entertainment juggernaut (that’s one!), has been devouring other properties for years, including television networks ABC and ESPN.…
The Power of Editing!
My first reaction to this trailer: “Rachel Weisz! Hypatia of Alexandria! Strings music! Saving libraries! I’M IN.” My second reaction to this trailer: “Oh, so the…and they’re all…with the people of color…and they’re vicious, mindless killers who…look, why don’t I just add this to A Night at the Movies and save us some time, okay?” The power of editing.…
So cute, so sad.
This 50s ad is adorable. It’s also depressing. . Click to embiggen. Three interesting things: 1. This predicts the Internet – all library books, all the time! Available for homework purposes only, of course. None of those smutty novels for you, little Jimmy and Susie! 2. This also assumes that as soon as there’s a big enough electricity grid, of course we’ll switch to electric, because why wouldn’t we?…
Megan Fox Ruins, Illuminates Everything
Megan Fox Ruins, Illuminates EverythingIn a rumor that chills the hearts of movie buffs and other multi-celled organisms everywhere, MTV UK is reporting (via The Sun) that Megan Fox has been cast as Catwoman in the next Batman movie. I know; it made me ill, too. Try breathing into a paper bag for a second.…
Megan Fox ruins everything.
So, Megan Fox, acknowledged by all including her employers to be a suck actress, is in the running to be Catwoman. There are rumors she has already signed. I took it straight to Tor.com, because some things just aren’t right, and Megan Fox being cast in roles that require actual acting is one of them.…