Why Will Ferrell Should’ve Played George W. Bush in Vice

A sort of (but not really) film review Let’s get something out of the way: yes, Christian Bale is great in Vice. He crushes it. He destroys it. He is Dick Cheney. People are saying he deserves awards and he appears to be winning them and, sure, he deserves the awards. He deserves the praise, …

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The World Needs Bad Men: How the Bush Era Caused the Anti-Hero Wave that Gave Rise to Trump

Toward the finale of the 2016 election, Mike Huckabee took to Fox News to give a defense of Donald Trump that I’ve been mulling over in my head ever since. I see Trump as Capt Quint (Robert Shaw) on the boat, Orca, in the movie "Jaws." He's salty, drunk and says incorrect things. He spits …

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Is Jeb Bush Becoming the Stannis Baratheon of the 2016 Election?

You should avoid reading this unless you've seen seasons one through five of Game of Thrones.  It's obvious. I know. It's cheap and easy. It's the cheapest joke this blog has ever made. It's so obvious that when you google "Jeb Bush Stannis Baratheon," the first thing you see are articles like this and this and …

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More Thoughts on Anne Hathaway as Selina Kyle as Catwoman as Sarah Palin

The idea that Selina Kyle will be a metaphor for Sarah Palin in The Dark Knight Rises has already been previously discussed here, in the post Why Catwoman Will Be Sarah Palin.  There is little left to say on the matter, aside from these key points: 1.) Anne Hathaway will be an excellent Selina Kyle, …

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Why Catwoman Will Be Sarah Palin

Now that The Dark Knight Rises poster is out and the teaser trailer has been released, it's a great time to be talking about Batman. There is something you have to accept: Christian Bale's Batman is an allegory for George W. Bush.  Google it.  Or, I can save you the time by suggesting you read …

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