All the news about Harvey Weinstein in the last couple of weeks has gotten me thinking about this age-old question again: Where do you separate the art from the artist? What do you do when you discover that the creator of a work you love is an asshole, has done something heinous, or is even an outright criminal? Is there a point where a person becomes SO repugnant that you can no longer support the creative work they were involved in?
ROAD TRIP! On the thinnest of business excuses, Julie and I inflated a brief meeting into three days of goofing off.
Travis reviews the book A Mind to Murder by P.D. James, a mystery set in a psychiatric hospital that delves into the domestic situations of the suspects.
The Tick, a reboot of the live-action TV series that was a reboot of the animated series that was adapted from the comic book that started out as a comic store mascot, has finally arrived on Amazon’s original programming channel, so I thought I’d take a moment to look at some of the other superhero comedy-parody-satire offerings that may have influenced, or been influenced by, what is obviously the most successful entry into the genre.
Fans often grump that today’s pop culture is awash in reboots, remakes, sequels, and continuations… but is that always bad? Here are a few that improved on the original.
People sent me cool books, and also I risked a couple of bucks on some oddities.
Gather round, kids; kindly Uncle Greg needs to lay down a few hard truths about getting your work published.