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Git Off My Lawn: Cinematic Comic Capers

Back in my day, which was before Al Gore invented the internet, and possibly before Al Gore’s mommy invented Al Gore, comic books were fun-filled, light-hearted, simple creatures, with the titular hero fighting the Villain of the Month in brightly drawn panels and onomatopoeic sound effects and…  …uh, moving on. It seems like every comic […]

Posted on June 10, 2010 at 14:25 by The Grand Vizier · Permalink · 3 Comments
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Git Off My Lawn: Of Mice and Metal Men

“I AM IRON MAN.” There was a time when people knew the lyrics to this song, even before Ozzy got his own reality television show. I guess there was a time when people knew who Ozzy was before he got his own reality television show, but maybe that’s too metaphysical a thought for me to […]

Posted on May 26, 2010 at 12:04 by The Grand Vizier · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Git Off My Lawn: Mythological Madness

“Everything old is new again.” Historians love this phrase, because it states a simple and fundamental truth, that history repeats itself. I love this phrase because hopefully it means I’ll be new again too. Sooner, preferably. And finally, movie watchers should also learn to love (or perhaps fear, or loathe) this phrase, as it represents […]

Posted on May 12, 2010 at 11:22 by The Grand Vizier · Permalink · 5 Comments
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