So, being a long time Lego fan, I saw the Lego Movie 2 the other day. It was funny, and there were a lot of jokes that hit home and hit hard....But the big 'twist' could have been predicted by a five year old. Who only saw the trailer. Seriously. The odds that the purported villain of the movie would actually turn out to be be a villain were less than zero. It was actually painful just how little punch that twist had. And it contradicted earlier parts of the movie--if there was literally no malice in the 'villains', what accounted for the pod-people-like actions of the Justice League? There were a lot of good parts of the movie, but th
Well, the trailer is out, and the date is set. After over a decade, season 11 of Mystery Science Theater 3000 will debut on April 14! That's two days before Easter, a day before the local ski mountain closes, and essentially tax day. It'll be a busy weekend in my neck of the woods.
Naturally, I'm trying to prepare a batch of fanart to celebrate the occasion. Alas, it's been a little tricky. For one, I don't draw as much as I used to. For another, I've pretty much picked all of the low hanging fruit as far as MST3K fanart goes. I mean, do I add anything to the fandom by drawing a tenth portrait of Rowsdower? And would even the most ha
D'oh. I got suckered again...
I've been trying to read a bit more, lately. Well, read more novels, rather than internet posts. Mostly I've been reading indy/cheap novels on my Nook. I've read some good books. And a few bad ones. And also....Some romance novels. But not by choice, but because I was tricked. I thought I was getting a tale of high adventure, but instead the books turned out be a romance set in an adventure-y setting.
It happened first when I bought a steampunk story....which was still a decent adventure, despite the author's obvious romantic-inclinations. But this second romance...Ug. By the time the heroine-with-a-