When I was growing up, I would read huge books, write novels, and make up characters, and act them out. In the fourth grade, I was tested and determined to have a 12th grade reading level. I was placed in gifted classes, and went to Montessori school at one point.
I would create board games from scratch, put together detailed ‘school plans’ and stay up for hours into the night, making fake school lessons. I even would spend time replicating each page dozens of times, because I had no copier.
It pleased me to see people take something I had put together and learn something. I spent lots of time alone and to me it made no sense. I loved to tell long stories and hear long stories.
Assholes seem to rule the world. Take a look at our politicians and prove that one wrong. Unfortunately one has to use the word “seems” because truthfully speaking they no more rule then their opposites, but they are so blatant in their asshole-ness, one would think they rule.
We all have a little asshole in us – hell, we all have assholes, but this post is not about that kind of asshole. Lucky for the definition both types of assholes pretty much do the same thing – exude plenty of shit. (See what I did there, me so clever.)
Every year we at the Hideout do a show about assholes in media. You have to have a good guy, a bad guy and there must be an asshole in order to make the story work.
The CW has announced that its new hit show Arrow will be coming back for a second season. Arrow has been a rating winner for the CW and one of it’s most popular new shows with the biggest premiere ratings since 2015. Add that to the slew fan favorite actors making guest appearances, including alumni from highly successful shows like Doctor Who and Battlestar Galactic (the one that doesn’t suck), it doesn’t look like the ratings are going down anytime too soon.
Of course, like anything, Arrow has it’s haters who probably watch every episode and are now crying on some message board or blog, or Facebook page (angry meme powers, activate!) about how a show like Arrow can get renewed yet FOX won’t bring back Firefly. (I don’t want to be the one to tell them about the whole …
You have to give it to TV show fans, they can be as fickled bunch but for Veronica Mars the fans came out in force and just blew away a Kickstarter record. In the first day of putting up a Kickstater campaign for the making of a Veronica Mars movie, in just half that day fans came on and raised $3 million dollars making the Veronica Mars Movie Campaign a history maker for Kickstarter.
As of this writing there are almost 60 thousand contributors to campaign and they are well on their way to raising $5 Million. Okay, it’s Veronica Mars, okay we’re talking low budget and there may be a question of shooting schedules (a lot of the cast are in current series.) This is not the only time Fans got to at least get an ending to a …