Archive for May, 2014

I can’t let it go. Maybe *I’m* the crazy one. Nope. I’m right. I know what I’m talking about. Read on: Batman is arguably the most popular comic book character of all time. Top 3 easily. Most people know who he is and what he’s about, and most people (I think) like him. Most people […]


In the recent Scriptnotes podcast on superheroes (and the screenwriters who write their movies), it was stated that Batman’s “crazy.” And this was agreed to by the panelists, either by saying something or silently agreeing. The evidence given was “The Dark Knight Returns.” And that made me realize that this is a bad example of […]


I’m not trying to play like some sort of Beatle-hating Stones fan. I’m not. I own nearly every single Beatles album, several of their solo affairs, and I still sing a couple of their songs as my son’s lullabies, but…. Lately, my biggest music source has been my car ride to work, and I’ve been […]