Archive for June, 2009
So LaBoeuf, who’s actually a fine actor, is the stand-in for the male viewers’ greatest fears about themselves. No matter how great a loser they might be, they can’t be as losery a loser as Sam Witwicky. And yet, Sam has awesome giant robots stomping around telling him he’s the most important awesome person ever. And he has the hottest girlfriend in the universe, Megan Fox, for whom banality is a huge aphrodisiac. The more pathetic Sam gets, the more Fox’s lips pout and her nipples point, like little Irish setters.
Haven’t seen it, and most likely won’t. Not sure if they need my $12.50 when it’s already made 60 million. And the weekend hasn’t even started.
“Spittin’ in the wind comes right back at you.” – Lou Reed
Posted in Art, Courage, Film, Politics, tagged Andrew Sullivan, From Dublin to Tehran, Let the Earth bear witness, Mike Scott, The Waterboys, They shall be alive forever, W.B. Yeats on June 25, 2009| Leave a Comment »
Autotune strikes again:
I know everybody here is on a 24-hour news cycle. I’m not.
An adult in the White House. Everybody breathe.