Monthly Archives: March 2013

RINOs and the origin of the Republican Party

Writing for Time Magazine, Television Producer Rob Long ponders a purge of RINOs (Republicans in Name Only) should be purged from the Republican party. The RINO is behind all those awful bills with the word comprehensive in their titles. The … Continue reading

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If I Wrote Spider-Man 3

I liked the first Spider-Man film, but I left the theater thinking about how I would have done it differently. When Spider-Man 2 came out, I left the theater thinking about what could be done with Spider-Man 3. There were … Continue reading

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Three Act Structure: Short-Tension VS Global Tension

Two unrelated parts of my report on three-act structure involved Andrew Stanton, the Writer/ Director of Wall-E, a massive hit, Finding Nemo, another critically acclaimed hit, and John Carter, a legendary flop. Three act structure is simply the way many … Continue reading

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A True Conservative Would Not Have Beat Obama

At CPAC, Rick Perry suggested that the presidential elections can’t be used to gauge whether the public disagreed with conservative values, since the last two losing Republican nominees were not conservatives. Bloomberg media reported that Santorum and Gingrich came pretty close … Continue reading

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Why did DC want to kill off John Stewart?

Writer Joshua Hale Fialkov started the week as a rising comics star, with upcoming runs on Green Lantern Corps, Red Lanterns and Marvel’s The Ultimates. On Wednesday, he announced he was leaving the Green Lantern titles due to disagreements over … Continue reading

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Rob Portman’s Next Election

After Ohio Senator Rob Portman’s announcement that he now favors gay marriage, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus made it clear that the organization will continue to support him in the future. Portman’s stance will not affect the financial support he receives from … Continue reading

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Comic Books 101

The latest issue of World’s Finest is an example of why comic books are so impenetrable to outsiders. The story follows the daughter of Batman and Catwoman from an alternate universe introduced in Earth Two (the book best known for featuring … Continue reading

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