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No Shark Week is complete without several shows about the prehistoric megalodon. That got me wondering about the relationship between modern cartoon friendly sharks and their own epic history. I decided they think of the mighty sharks of the past … Continue reading
Summer means Shark Week on basic cable TV, and I think cartoon Friendly Sharks probably enjoy it a lot. And even more so now that the tone has turned from “sharks are terrifying monsters” to “sharks are ancient creatures who … Continue reading
Shark Week is upon us, and I thought we would celebrate with some new Thresher the Pajama Shark cartoons. But I have not drawn them yet, so let’s start with a classic post. Back in August of 2o13, I was … Continue reading
Now that Avengers: Endgame has closed the first cycle of the MCU, all over the internet reviewers, columnists, bloggers and other people equipped with keyboards, opinions and either assignments or spare time, are ranking the 22 films in the series. … Continue reading
It’s been a week today since Avengers: Endgame opened, to (to no one’s surprise) epic box office numbers in the GNP-of-a-small-nation class. If you are an MCU fan, I can safely assume you have either already seen it or are … Continue reading
Circumstances beyond our control have curtailed our moviegoing for a while, so it was almost the end of March before our first visit to the old Cinemark this year. Luckily the latest MCU outing, Captain Marvel, did not disappoint. It … Continue reading
We return to the Cinemark on a hot summer day to see an entirely suitable summer movie: Ant-Man and the Wasp. This latest outing in the MCU is everything the ponderous and horrible Avengers Infinity War was not: small in … Continue reading
Not only was it not Movie Time at the Cinemark, it was not even Movie Time in Indiana. This review comes to you from a showing at the Marcus Sycamore 12 in Iowa City, Iowa. (Like all movie theaters except … Continue reading
If you, like me, actually lived through the 1970s, or if you have an interest in (fascination with?) the culture of that decade, you certainly remember Telly Savalas. If you don’t, he was a bald actor of Greek extraction who … Continue reading