Wanted: Ambiguity

"This weekend, you could go to a good movie, or you could watch me dance!"

I hate to say, "I told you so." Especially when the person I'm addressing is myself.I told myself not to spend full ticket price on The Amazing Spider-man. But I did anyway. And yeah, now it hurts to realize I put down more than $15.00 to see it.I don't regret this evening's moviegoing experience: I got to spend the evening with my friend Danny Walter, who has probably seen more movies with me than anybody on the planet. We had good conversations and an enjoyable evening.But I do … [Read more...]

Fingertips: December 2010 #1 – Spider-man on Broadway; God With Us; Real Heroes; Over the Rhine Backstage;

I'm going to try and recharge my blogging routine by bringing back "The Browser" with a different name - "Fingertips."TMBG outdid themselves on their album Apollo 18 by including a blast of fleeting songs called "Fingertips"... five-to-ten-second hooks that you can't get out of your head.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NrrHTFp8z0Similarly, my blog's Fingertips will be a list of miscellaneous links and interesting trivia that I found worthy of sharing.For example:What may be … [Read more...]

Achtung, Spider-man! (I am not making this up.)

What in the world?Bono and The Edge... writing a Spider-man musical... for Julie Taymor.Right.Sure.Why didn't I see that coming? … [Read more...]

The Third Episodes – X-Men and Spider-Man. Vancouver vacation. And David C. Downing’s Narnia Adventures.

Kirsten Dunst has apparently confirmed the much-mocked rumor that the two villains of Spider-man 3 are, indeed, Venom (Topher Grace) and Sandman (Thomas Haden Church).And if the leading actress in the film is wrong about its characters, well... this project is in deep trouble."But I know the general story," she insists. "There's a lot that they're trying to fit into this one."And that's not the only super-three-quel trying to fit in a lot characters...I've just returned from a … [Read more...]


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