What Makes A Great Bad Movie?

Over on Facebook, someone responded to my posts about Birdemic: Shock and Terror, with a request for my top ten bad movies of all time. For those who were wondering and don’t get me on Facebook, here they are:   What puts these in my top ten? And what makes for a great bad movie anyway?… Continue reading What Makes A Great Bad Movie?

How Did I Spend My Weekend? Wondering about Gallagher.

Because one of Venice’s friends has a daughter who’s recently gotten into tool-facilitated-vegetable-demolition, we started a conversation about the comedian Gallagher. Gallagher, for those who don’t remember much about mid-1980s cable comedy, used to do specials for Showtime that involved telling innocuous jokes–“why do we park on a driveway and drive on a parkway”–and smashing… Continue reading How Did I Spend My Weekend? Wondering about Gallagher.

Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?

Have I really done 31 of these? Christmas music is in the air, whether you’re into it or not. So before we get too sentimental, here’s Patton Oswalt describing what may well be the worst Christmas song of all time: “Christmas Shoes”… I actually devoted a disproportionate amount of my time this weekend learning the… Continue reading Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?