Hercules: A Movie Review

The new Hercules movie premiered this weekend to better than expected numbers, although it was bested by Lucy in the weekend box office.  The movie is based on the graphic novels Hercules: The Thracian Wars and takes a unique approach to the story of Hercules that I hadn’t heard before.  Hercules (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) has…

Bob’s Podcast Diary – Episode III

So, these are called podcast diaries – and what they really end up being are extra articles based on what we talked about on the show. Usually an expansion on something we didn’t get a chance to talk about as much. But this week, I actually want to diary a bit. Talk about the production…

Bob’s Podcast Diary – Episode II

The Curious Case of Ron Howard   How many times have we heard child actor story? Ultra cute kid gets to be a phenomenon, push out a string of hits, then getting picked up for _____________ (insert criminal activity here), then losses all of their fame and spirals into personal  and professional demise. We hear…

The Return of The King

No, this isn’t about The Lord of the Rings… HA! Tricked ya nerds! Sports are apart of our culture and I am just as much a sports nerd as I am a movie and culture nerd. So here it is. Luke 15: 11-32 For those less willing to pull up the online version of the…

A Meeting of the Musings: A Single Act Play

The stage is bright but dark. A slow bongo plays just offstage amplified by a microphone. It’s rhythm steadily increases, the tension builds and then deafening silence. Dan enters from stage left as Des enters from stage right Dan: Des, I have the best, most exciting idea Des: I’m intrigued but will withhold excitement Dan:…