A to Z Challenge – Doomsday

Welcome to the 2021 A to Z Challenge! My theme this year is DC Comics. And that’s mostly because of my undying affection for the comic book characters and stories that I grew up reading in the 80s, 90s, and early 2000s. So stay tuned all month to (maybe) learn a little something about 26 corners … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Doomsday

AFI #39 – Dr. Strangelove

Dr. Strangelove 1964 Directed by Stanley Kubrick Netflix says... When a fanatical U.S. general (Sterling Hayden) launches an air strike against the Soviets, they raise the stakes by threatening to unleash a "doomsday device," setting the stage for Armageddon in this classic black comedy that brilliantly skewers the nuclear age. The film's star-studded cast includes … Continue reading AFI #39 – Dr. Strangelove

The Death and Life of Superman

Title: The Death and Life of Superman Author: Roger Stern Published: 1993 We're all aware that DC Comics killed Superman back in the early 90's, right? In fact, it wasn't that long ago that I wrote about the original comic book storyline. Well, this book is a pretty exhaustive novelization of that comic book storyline. … Continue reading The Death and Life of Superman

The Death of Superman

Netflix tends to go through phases. Sometimes, the streaming service will have the rights to show a movie for a while, then it won't. At one point, they had the animated movie, Superman: Doomsday available to watch instantly. When it was available, I turned it on one night and, for a while, I was taken … Continue reading The Death of Superman