There’s all this talk about replacing Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men like it’s so difficult. However, it is amazing how simple things are to fix with… WRITING.
That’s “Lord Shefferman” to you, buddy!
I was over at Arnold’s house (yeah, like you know who Arnold is) and we watched the Star Trek episode “Whom Gods Destroy” which centered around Garth of Izar — who had reinvented himself as Lord Garth. I must say, I do like the title “Lord.” I myself have both drawn a bunny-like character known … Read more
Why, oh why, did Firefly die?
I’m in the process of re-watching all the episodes of Firefly. Again. It’s that good. It’s so good I’m contemplating buying it on Blu-Ray just to have it.
(I don’t have a Blu-Ray player).
I was looking at the Entertainment Earth website and saw this amazing monstrosity:
This Is Not Your Father’s Star Trek
I saw an ad promoting the new Star Trek movie as “This is not your father’s Star Trek” — blech.
“This is not your father’s Star Trek” is a phrase that has more significance to the generation of kids that grew up watching Star Trek reruns than it does to the kids it is trying to attract.
The phrase they are alluding to is “This is not your father’s Oldsmobile” — a ill-conceived attempt to get people my age to buy Oldsmobiles (rather than our parents/grandparents). The end result of that brilliant bit of marketing… no more Oldsmobile.
Saying Goodbye to Bea Arthur
As my friend Jim used to say (quite often),
If Bea Arthur married Arthur Murray,
she would Bea Arthur Murray.
When prominent celebrities from from childhood die, I often look up with biographies. Maude is one of those shows I sort of remember, though I think it mostly dealt with topics that were of no interest to me. And Golden Girls is a TV show everyone has heard of. So I was kinda surprised to find out that Bea Arthur was actually involved in a Star Wars project.