The Walking Dead review – 1.4 – Vatos

Four episodes in and this program shows absolutely no signs of sucking. This fact should come as no surprise, because Sunday night’s chapter, “Vatos,” was penned by the writer/creator of The Walking Dead graphic novel series, Robert Kirkman.

Followers of the books (like myself) have to be impressed with how fresh this creative team has managed to keep these stories. Characters who weren’t originally conceived for the comic pages have blended nicely with those who were fully realized for the print version and no one is crying foul. If anything we’re grateful for the brand new revelations. Two such departures from the books are redneck brothers Merle and Daryl Dixon. Merle is openly and aggressively racist, while his brother Daryl seems merely mildly bigoted, but it’s nice to see neither character is a walking hillbilly cliché. Continue reading “The Walking Dead review – 1.4 – Vatos”

Ask a Guy Who Used to Review LOST

Yeah, I know, I’m not ready to leave the island yet either, but just because Jack, Sawyer, Kate, Hurley and the rest have all said farewell to smoke monsters, ancient daggers and sex cages, doesn’t mean we have to go with them. So go on over to the hatch, grab a Dharma beer, and an Apollo Bar and I’ll blast the sweet stone grooves of Geronimo Jackson, and we’ll all continue to get LOST.

Living Next Door to the Devil by Joe Oesterle

With the upcoming release of director Ti West’s latest horror flick, The House of the Devil, and with all these signs of the upcoming apocalypse, (balloon hoaxes, A-Rod hitting in the post season and David Letterman having sex) we thought it would be a great time to give a few pointers for when Satan actually does take over Continue reading “Living Next Door to the Devil by Joe Oesterle”