You sort of have to wonder if the failure of Wild Wild West might have put an end to that, but through the 80s and most of the 90s you could scarcely have a big movie release without at least one high profile song attached. I mean bloody hell, Batman Forever had two! » 10/19/14 1:47pm Sunday 1:47pm

I dunno if that strictly counts. These are examples where currently available tech is used in a future setting and it ends up looking anachronistic and silly because there's no good reason why people would be using, say, VHS tapes in a bright shiny future. » 10/15/14 11:12am 10/15/14 11:12am

Can't go wrong with any of them really, but if I had to pick just one to read it would be Kraken. It's representative of his usual standards of weirdness, but unlike most of his other novel length work it is really bloody funny in places. I really hope he does a sequel some day, or at least returns to some of the… » 10/14/14 2:24pm 10/14/14 2:24pm

Probably the weakest of this series so far. The "lights on or off" conceit doesn't really work nearly as well in theory as it does in practice (good job it was unanimous, I'm not sure they'd have had time to count up population numbers of individual countries to figure out who'd won.), and they idea that the newborn… » 10/04/14 8:16pm 10/04/14 8:16pm