Monthly Archives: June, 2016

Nerdvana: One Night in Bangkok

Today’s Nerdvana is my favorite song from the musical Chess, as performed by Murray Head. I first saw this video on TBS’s Night Tracks and it’s stuck with me ever since. This song calls to my mind Casablanca, the Indiana Jones movies and my favorite line from author Raymond Chandler, “The night left a check that the …

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Talkin’ Nerdy: What the What, X-Men: Evolution?!?

Today Talkin’ Nerdy probes X-Men: Evolution.   For the uninformed, X-Men: Evolution was a Canadian-American animated television series about the Marvel Comics superhero team X-Men, which originally ran on Kids’ WB! from November 4, 2000 to October 25, 2003. XME’s major selling point was that in this incarnation, many of the characters were teenagers rather than …

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Unpopular Opinions: No New Animaniacs!

Here’s an unpopular opinion, for you; I DON’T think there should ever be a revival of Animaniacs! It’s not that I disliked Animaniacs. Quite the opposite. I loved Animaniacs. In fact, that’s part of why I hope that Warner Brothers never attempts to revive the series. A! was one of those shows that was perfect …

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Unpopular Opinions: The Incredibles 2

I feel like I’m the only person who’s not really looking forward to the announced sequel to Disney/Pixar’s The Incredibles. Don’t get me wrong; it’s not because I didn’t enjoy the first movie, quite the opposite, I thought it was great, one of my favorites, if not my all-time favorite Pixar movie, but I was …

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2 Funny: Whiners Can Be Losers

Anyone who’s ever worked in an office or a corporate or team environment has experienced that one day or meeting where their unit succeeds at getting absolutely nothing done. The Super Friends’ archenemies the Legion of Doom are having just such a day in this favorite Cartoon Network bumper from back in the day. Enjoy. …

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