Author Archives: Thomas Mets

About Thomas Mets

I’m a comic book fan, wannabe writer, politics buff and New Yorker. I don’t actually follow baseball. In the Estonian language, “Mets” simply means forest, or lousy sports team. Currently, I’m writing a few comic books about my grandparents’ experiences in Soviet Estonia for Grayhaven comics. You can email me at

Movies Watched in 2019 Part 1: Lots of Oscars Rabbit Hole Edition

As I did last year, I figured I’d keep records of films I watch, along with some sub-goals for each entry. This time I’m making the entries longer, to have more ambitious sub-goals. With the Academy Awards coming out, it … Continue reading

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Running Mates For Bernie Sanders

A look at potential running mates/ Vice Presidents for Bernie Sanders like Julian Castro, Tammy Duckworth, Amy Klobuchar, and Lucy McBath, but not Nina Turner, Tusli Gabbard and Stacey Abrams. Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Green Book?

One of the most interesting aspects of the latest Oscar race has been the arguments about Green Book. There seem to be three categories. Film twitter seems largely opposed to the film. There’s the sense that the critics are split on … Continue reading

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The Worst Review Ever

My cat did not care for a particular brand of cat food that I got from my aunt whose cats didn’t care for it either, and she got it from a neighbor who seemed to have had the same issue. … Continue reading

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The Northam/ Fairfax Mess

Democratic politics in Virginia is a train wreck right now. It’s only been going on for a few days, starting when Governor Ralph Northam made comments about a proposed bill to expand the legality of late-term abortion that seemed to … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts on the 2019 Oscars

Black Panther just won the SAG award for Best Ensemble. This has a decent track record with the Academy Award for Best Picture, matching 11 times out of 24. Glenn Close, Rami Malek and Mahershali Ali seem to be heavy … Continue reading

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The Conservative Reaction to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

For much of the left, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is an exciting figure, and they can’t understand why anyone could be concerned about her sudden prominence. It shows a massive cognitive dissonance to realize that people on the center and the right … Continue reading

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