What Should Mr. Robot Pay Homage to in Season Two?

The critically-acclaimed, award-winning cable series Mr. Robot is notable for a number of reasons, with a big twist: in the final two episodes, you realize you've been watching a ten hour unlicensed Fight Club reboot. One could say that the twist is "Elliot was Mr. Robot all along!" just like the twist in Fight Club is …

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The Kanye with a Thousand Faces: Exploring the Inevitable Kanye West Musical, Part One

Some things are inevitable: death, taxes, reboots, and musical adaptations. This blog has thoroughly discussed the "dark and gritty reboot," but what about the inevitable musical adaptation? Every person, place, or thing ends up on the stage, accompanied by tunes. This includes films, myths, classic novels (Les Miserables; The Phantom of the Opera) and contemporary …

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Six Months of Reading Books in 2015

For some time, I've considered tracking what I read on this blog, but have not yet gotten around to it.  The following is a list of the books I have read since the beginning of this year.  Books I've abandoned or stalled-out-on are not included.  Perhaps those abandoned books will warrant their own blog post, …

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Why Bale Should Reboot Jurassic Park

The rumors continue to mill regarding a new Jurassic Park movie.  Stephen Spielberg has officially announced that it's happening, and the release of the trilogy on Blu-Ray has gotten people talking about it again, but there seems to be virtually no information available beyond that there will be another movie with "Jurassic Park" in the …

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Les Mis: The Reason Bale Needs to Make Musicals Again

In an interview from November 2010, Esquire asked Christian Bale: "You were this singing, dancing, happy kid. What happened to you?" Bale responded with: "I'm still singing and dancing and happy. I just don't like musicals, that's all." But it's time for that dancing, singing, happy Christian Bale to return, because there is a film …

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Why Bret Easton Ellis Should Write Bale’s Twitter Account

There is another route that Bale could go with a Twitter account, were he to have one. He can take the same approach that American Psycho author Bret Easton Ellis has taken, who I believe is the only celebrity to operate his own fictional Twitter account. Many people are offended by Ellis's tweets on a …

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