I know having Belzer pop up in things has become kind of a running gag for TV shows, but his brief cameo in the Wire was one of very few moments I really disliked about that show. I dunno why. I probably should have taken it as the fun little easter egg it was intended as, but I found it kind of immersion breaking at… » 10/24/14 3:28pm Yesterday 3:28pm

You know, I said exactly that at the time. "Oh, you think these companies that throw a shit fit over preowned are gonna be cool with every game bought getting passed around to ten other non paying friends of yours? And... You thought that was remotely realistic?" » 10/24/14 6:24pm Friday 6:24pm

I've always said, if Magneto has control over electromagnetic force with the same range and power he's demonstrated for moving chunks of metal around (see: pulling Kitty Pride back to earth in a million ton bullet from several solar systems away), he could have been pulling chunks of plasma off the sun by now... » 10/24/14 4:52pm Friday 4:52pm

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 10/19/14 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