I hated the new Pirates of the Caribbean movie

I love pirates. I love everything about them. I love the inflated, cartoony fantasy life we create for them and I love the harsh unyielding misery of their actual seventeenth-century lives. I love the mystery of lost treasure and ships, and the possibility of finding those ships (is this really the Queen Anne’s Revenge?). I seriously love pirates. So much, it’s not something I often share with others, like the zombie thing. That’s fun and whatever. Pirates are a serious hobby for me (…cripes I need more friends, don’t I?). Continue reading “I hated the new Pirates of the Caribbean movie”

Making sense of the senseless: Golden Globe nominations 2010

Of course I don’t like their nominations. I never do. I never like the Academy’s either. Or, I never like all of them. With the Academy, there’s too much politicking, vendetta-ism, and make-up awarding going on, but with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the group responsible for doling out the Golden Globes, it’s a free for all of insane and happenstance logic. Click here to see the complete list of 2010 Golden Globe nominees. Continue reading “Making sense of the senseless: Golden Globe nominations 2010”