Well, I don't want to get too preachy, political, or outright mean, but this was quite the year...for stupid.
Stupid, just in general. Like "I don't know who or what I am and you should respect that" kind of stupid. Like "You don't think the way I do, so you're a racist" kind of stupid. Like "I've made this life choice, and it is a life-changing decision that took much deliberation and pondering, but I need the validation of total strangers" LEVEL OF STUPID! Look, everyone's free to do what they want (that's a God-given right) and say what they want (another God-given right backed up by our government's Constitution) and nowadays be whoe
WHAT?! Ah, Man! Bill Paxton?! DAMN!!! WHAT HAPPENED?!
These are just a few of the things still rolling through my head. Bill Paxton, one of the most memorable actors of his time who has taken on some of the most memorable characters in film and has given us some of the most memorable lines that we all quote over and over again has sadly, and suddenly, passed away this February 25th of 2017 at the age of 61. What a tragedy and a blow to film and television. He just started a new series after receiving critical praise and acclaim for many of his other recent stints on TV. His sudden passing is one of those things that makes you realize