I know that my posts have been very Star Wars-heavy of late, and I will continue that trend overall, but I had a thought while walking my daughters to the playground. I’ve been of a particularly creative mind lately (you may have noticed) and so even the They refer to me as both Batman and […]Read more "Shouldn’t Superman Be Weaker at Night?"
Welcome back for another heapin’ helpin’ of our special-ity, Nerdiness. In case you haven’t yet subscribed, here’s the recap of our latest podcast, posted on June 20, 2013. In what was proclaimed at one point to possibly be the nerdiest show we’ve ever done (though you may beg to differ), Craig and John run the […]Read more "Words With Nerds: Snuggle Time With Grumpy Cat"
In the ninth episode of Words With Nerds, we lead an insurrection of intelligence and drop knowledge bombs on everyone. The Emperor arrives to put us back on schedule, because you demanded it. Disclaimer: 2,567 Bothans died to bring you this information. Listen Today! Download! Subscribe! Enjoy! Here are some of the gems you can […]Read more "Words With Nerds: Giving an S"
I’m really on a kick about loss of innocence and the need for childlike amazement lately. I’m sure that says something about what’s going on in my head. But to be very precise about it, I’m looking forward to 2015 and what Disney does with the Star Wars franchise. This is for one very specific […]Read more "We Need Another Star Wars"
On the last episode of Words with Nerds (available here on iTunes and Podbean) we debated sidekicks and henchmen. One argument has continued in the Twitterverse between Craig and a legendary antagonist (Jar Jar Hater) who insists that love interests can, indeed, be sidekicks. The first example, I have to say, does not support the […]Read more "Can a Love Interest Be a Sidekick?"
Listening to the Superman soundtrack, the cue at the beginning where General Zod and his minions are sentenced triggered a question in my mind for the first time. It’s probably a window into my soul that it triggered this specific thought, but I think it’s a valid question. Is the Phantom Zone, that spinning pane […]Read more "The Phantom Zone: Cruel and Unusual Punishment?"
I don’t care what his detractors say, I don’t care that I can hear stunningly similar thematic treatments between Superman, Raiders of the Lost Ark and Return of the Jedi. When your body of work is nearly every noteworthy film score for several decades’ worth of film, it’s OK to have repetitive moments. Especially when […]Read more "Happy Birthday, John Williams!"