Talkin’ ’bout my g-g-g-generation (X), Volume II

In a previous post, I kicked off my series on Gen-X pop culture with a piece about MTV (ICYMI, you can read it here: Today, I’ll take a look at some of the most iconic Gen-X movies. When I began working on this piece, I didn’t really have a specific cut-off year in mind.Continue reading “Talkin’ ’bout my g-g-g-generation (X), Volume II”

The Twelve Nights of Halloween

I am in the midst of my first annual “Twelve Nights of Halloween” celebration. Halloween is my favorite holiday – y’all can have your Christmas and your Thanksgiving and your Easter, but leave me the season of tricks, treats, thrills, chills, bonfires, corn mazes and horror movies. I typically spend a couple of nights watchingContinue reading “The Twelve Nights of Halloween”

Quick Hits: June 11

On this day in 1982, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was released. Made for just $10.5 million, E.T. was a massive success, holding the top spot at the box office for twelve consecutive weeks. By the end of its initial run, the film had earned more than $350 million (equivalent to almost $1 billion in today’s dollars)Continue reading “Quick Hits: June 11”