John Gallagher is an entertainment illustrator who has worked in screen-based entertainment since 1995. His resume includes four seasons working on The Flash, as well as two on Supergirl, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Falling Skies, Once Upon a Time and dozens of others. He also previously spent nine years working in video games at Bioware Corp prior to moving to film in 2008.
I’ve been slacking lately with Top 5 Friday blogs… a thousand apologies, loyal readers!
Today I decided to mix it up and discuss my Top 5 stand-up comedians. Comedy is an under-appreciated art, in my opinion. A musical group can write a 3-minute song and get rich. A stand-up comedian has to write 15, 30 or 60 minutes worth of jokes and perform in front of a drunken audience who won’t hesitate to start heckling if they aren’t impressed. I’m not saying creating music is easy, but a 1988 Casio keyboard can come up with a good beat. Yet there still isn’t a computer on on the planet that can tell a good joke. With that in mind, it’s time to appreciate this under-appreciated art with…
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Rogue Hippo’s Review Score: 8
I have an internet connection, and I saw Thor: Ragnarok over the weekend, which makes me more than qualified to write a review (spoiler-free as usual).
Full Disclosure: I would never call myself a Thor fan. I thought the previous movies were mediocre, I’ve never read any Thor comic books, and I’ve always viewed Thor as simply a walking stoic-warrior stereotype.
So, with all the being said, I thought Thor: Ragnarok was fucking… Continue reading “Review: Thor Ragnarok”
I’m a huge Dark Tower fan. The story and it’s characters/world rates up there among my all-time favorites with the likes of Stars Wars, Aliens and Middle-Earth. My friends and family know this, so my brother didn’t hesitate to inform me when he noticed the new Dark Tower trailer this morning:
As a comic enthusiast, former drama participant and podcast luminary, I have always been enthralled with the idea of going to ComiCon. For some reason or other, I never actually made it to a convention until the MSP ComicCon 2016 program.
Honestly, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I wasn’t sure if I should wear my Wolverine costume or do something a little more low-key. After a surprisingly lethargic discussion, the wifey and I both donned Batman undies and Spiderman shirts to browse the wonders of the grandstand at the Minnesota State Fair.