Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes:

  • The Soviet erotic alphabet.
  • Great to see that the smart and cantankerous Will S. is blogging again.
  • More on Bitcoin. The alternative-currency meme has really become something.
  • Joys of multiculturalism, cont. And more.
  • The things some people do to get themselves off …
  • Smart pooch.
  • Now even the New York Times is comparing Obama to Nixon.
  • Has Yahoo ruined Flickr?
  • How do women’s hormonal cycles affect their political views?
  • Netflix Instant Recommendation Du Jour: “Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus.” Proof that scrappily likable exploitation filmmaking isn’t entirely a thing of the past, this shot-in-two-weeks 2010 cheapo action spectacle revels in so-bad-it’s-good effects, acting and storytelling, and it does so without falling into the trap of being excessively knowing or cool. It’s got a lot of the frantic, damn-the-torpedoes, we’re-going-to-tell-our-story-despite-everything sweetness of early Roger Corman movies. FWIW, my own imagination and giddiness kicked in about twenty times more watching this shitty movie than it does when I watch the usual slick, huge-budgeted, big-studio action fantasy. Hmm, maybe that means that “Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus” is a non-shitty movie …

About Paleo Retiree

Onetime media flunky and movie buff and very glad to have left that mess behind. Formerly Michael Blowhard of the cultureblog 2Blowhards.com. Now a rootless parasite and bon vivant on a quest to find the perfectly-crafted artisanal cocktail.
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2 Responses to Linkage

  1. Will S. says:

    Hey PR, thanks for the shout-out!

    It’s good to be back in the saddle. 🙂

    Like

  2. Will S. says:

    Oh, and yes, Yahoo has damaged, if not quite ruined, Flickr; see my rant on Blowhard, Esq.’s recent linkfest. 🙂

    Like

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