Marvel movies and teevee series have become enormous in their scope raising all kinds of questions of how they all fit into a shared universe and more importantly, what order to watch everything in. Luckily others have done all of that work already — CNET, Collider, and Fandom Marvel Wiki all have put together comprehensive lists of the movies, shows and shorts in chronological order. To … Continue reading THE MARVEL MOVIE UNIVERSE

The Magicians on SyFy

I hope Lev Grossman is right because The Magicians series is one of my favorite stories and I really really want to like the teevee series.  The pilot is up on Youtube – the series starts on January 25th. Update February 2018: Was this a bookmark post?  Let’s call it a bookmark post.  I’ve watched the first two seasons of The Magicians (the third is … Continue reading The Magicians on SyFy

Oingo Boingo: Danny Elfman

The artistic genius, the driving force, the hub of Oingo Boingo is unquestionably Danny Elfman.  Others made key contributions to the sound of the band but there would be no oingo in the boingo with Elfman. He put out a solo album which for all intents and purposes is another Oingo Boingo album. The fact that the theater troupe transformed into the rock band and … Continue reading Oingo Boingo: Danny Elfman

Oingo Boingo: The Mystic Knights Of

The pop band Oingo Boingo started off an basically an experimental avant garde theatre troupe called the Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo.  When I was growing up I just missed this phase of the band and in the pre-Internet era tracking down “knowledge” of all aspects of the band was not just a badge of your “fandom” of the band — it was hard.  … Continue reading Oingo Boingo: The Mystic Knights Of