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A few more things comic book movies don't have the balls to do

Posted on October 3, 2017 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)

It took until Age of Ultron for the MCU to even begin acknowledging any kind of collateral damage. And Scarlet Witch's sad tale of destruction and pain (brought to you by Stark Industries!) didn't really break any new ground in shaming Tony for his company's past and his own cavalier actions while he "successfully privatized world peace" 

It would be at least honest to see a character who isn't hero, villain, or minion bleeding and in pain. Apparently, supporting characters and ext...

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Can we talk about Harvey Girls for a second?!

Posted on October 4, 2016 at 12:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Because I've been haphazardly cooking my way through the Vincent and Mary Price cookbook, I recently whipped up some Harvey Girl Special LIttle Orange Pancakes.

Absoulutely delicious and super easy to make, the recipe is literally: grate and juice 4 oranges, add 1 c. pancake mix, fry in butter. I sprinkled brown sugar on top with the melting butter because that's how I do.

I noticed them in the American section of the book. Yeah, seperated by country. Or r...

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The unmaking of Don Draper in the end of Mad Men

Posted on May 18, 2015 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)

The way I saw it, one “Mad Men’s main agendas has been to establish the myth of Don Draper, then systematically break it down. Up until this last season it’s been the people closest to him who have been making cracks in that slick, sexy armor for glimpses of the quivering mass of self-loathing underneath. But with these very last episodes its Don himself who is painfully peeling back those layers.

First he has to walk away from his status as the enigmatic ...

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