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…
Rogue Hippo’s Top 5 Stand-Up Comedians Continue reading “Top 5 Stand-Up Comedians”
It’s time to give the Star Wars prequels their proper respect! Continue reading “Defending the Star Wars Prequels”
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”
FACT: I’m probably the world’s leading authority on Netflix shows. There’s no debating that.
As the reigning King of Netflix, I now decree that you watch The Bad Batch. It needs to happen. I’m not even going to try to write a review of The Bad Batch because words cannot begin to accurately describe this movie. Instead, I’m going to do try something new that I call Picture Movie Math; in which I attempt to describe with pictures, that which cannot be described with words. Let’s begin… Continue reading “Watch The Bad Batch on Netflix”
I recently had the good fortune to interview Brian Shea, digital editor at Game Informer. Shea was kind enough to invite Mrs. Awesome and I tour the magazine’s office.