Nice Nolan Ya, Episode 8: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’
Jul27

Nice Nolan Ya, Episode 8: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Is Christopher Nolan’s Batman series politically reactionary or not? In this examination of yet another Michael Caine film, The Dark Knight Rises, Ali, Megan, Alex and Gautham discuss the most overtly political Batman movie Nolan created. Spoilers: The French Revolution is solved when Batman punches it in the face.     More jokes, at no extra...

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White House Aides Disturbed by Portrait of The Penguin Now Hanging in Oval Office
Jul14

White House Aides Disturbed by Portrait of The Penguin Now Hanging in Oval Office

WASHINGTON – White House aides were backed into yet another corner Friday, having to answer for why President Trump was now displaying a massive portrait of The Penguin from the movie Batman Returns. Aides who agreed to speak on the condition anonymity expressed their concern over the president’s growing admiration of one of Batman’s more eccentric villains. “Last week I saw him wandering the White House halls...

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Nice Nolan Ya, Episode 4: ‘Batman Begins’
Jun16

Nice Nolan Ya, Episode 4: ‘Batman Begins’

In 2005, Christopher Nolan completed his transformation into a director of big-budget spectaculars with Batman Begins. Ali, Alex and Gautham (no relation to the city) talk about the gritty realism and psychological detail it takes to envision a man trained by Himalayan ninja assassins to dress up like a bat and punch crime in the face. Is there any humor to be had here, or is the movie as rough and grim as Christian Bale’s...

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‘Sucker Punch’ is Exactly Why Zack Snyder Will Ruin ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’
Mar22

‘Sucker Punch’ is Exactly Why Zack Snyder Will Ruin ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’

In just a couple days, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Warner Bros and DC Pretending They Are Marvel will grace cinemas with groundbreaking CGI scowl matches between grumpy Ben Affleck and pouty Henry Cavill. While a sizable portion of the geek community is beside itself with anticipation, I will be avoiding it like sanity avoids a Donald Trump rally. In fact, I am actively rooting for it to fail. Because I hate Zack Snyder. Zack Snyder is...

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Bernie Sanders Tells Group of Children He is Blade
Aug18

Bernie Sanders Tells Group of Children He is Blade

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Just days after Donald Trump told children he was Batman, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced to a group of children that he was, in fact, the superhero Blade after being asked by a young boy. “Yeah I’m Blade, sure,” Sanders said, referring to the half-human, half-vampire African-American vampire hunter. “Which should come as absolutely no surprise to anyone.” Standing at the podium, the frail, old...

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