Posts Tagged ‘superhero week’

Born of tragedy and betrayal, a villain reigns throughout the underground. An evil genius and hip hop iconoclast, infamous and tormented, he is shrouded in mystery, hidden behind a mask of metal. Few know his real identity. He has been called Vicktor Vaughn, Metal Fingers, Danger Doom, Madvillain and King Geedorah. But to most, he […]


I know Superhero week was interrupted by the Ashland Film Festival, and we’ve been done for a week, but reading the Watchmen novel took forever, and this is my first literature review, so give me a break.  We’ll have an interesting music review to finish off our superhero craze, and then we’re back to regularly […]


by The Great White Gypsy No, this isn’t one of those “who would win in a fight” questions, or “whose tights are less gay”.  This is a study in archetypes.  The hero, since the days of ancient mythology, has been a figure of human perseverance.  Overcoming external adversities and internal weaknesses is what we all […]


1. The Joker The mysteries of Joker’s origins can best be summed up in his own words, “Sometimes I remember it one way, sometimes another…if I’m going to have a past, I prefer it to be multiple choice!” This guy is so fucking insane, it borders on genius. But the best thing about The Joker […]


1. Batman Over the last few decades, Batman has transformed from a blue/gray sketch in a comic, to the campy Adam West, to a dark and brooding puppet of Frank Miller. He’s completely human. Growing up, you believed you could be Batman. You didn’t have to get bitten by a radioactive spider or be born […]


by The Great White Gypsy Who the hell does Zack Snyder think he is? In 1990, he directed Playground, a short documentary about Michael Jordan.  14 years later, he assumes that gives him the right to remake a horror classic originally done by the iconic George A. Romero.  One feature film, and he jumps into […]


Superhero Week

26Mar09

I know it’s been like 3 weeks since The Watchmen was released. And maybe we’re a little late to the party. But seeing that movie has sent sexy gypsy into a Superhero frenzy. It’s all we’ve been talking about for a while. We’ve re-watched the films, bought the comic books and discussed them to no […]