Quick Hits: May 4

Happy Star Wars Day, once again! May the force be with all of you today. Spider-Man premiered twenty years ago today. Starring Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker, Kirsten Dunst as Mary Jane Watson and Willem Dafoe as Norman Osborn AKA Green Goblin, Spider-Man was the result of Marvel’s twenty-year journey to bring their flagship characterContinue reading “Quick Hits: May 4”

Grammy Best New Artist Headscratchers

The 64th annual Grammy Awards were held on April 3, and the coveted Best New Artist prize went to teenage pop sensation Olivia Rodrigo. Over the years, the Grammys have made some head-scratchingly bizarre decisions in the Best New Artist category, often favoring pop one-hit-wonders over genre artists who are more likely to stand theContinue reading “Grammy Best New Artist Headscratchers”

Quick Hits: April 4

I am enjoying Shining Vale immensely. A horror-comedy series that delivers both genuine laughs AND genuine chills, Shining Vale also offers a thoughtful, refreshingly candid take on marriage, mental health issues, and intergenerational trauma. The entire cast is crushing it, especially Courteney Cox as protagonist Patricia Phelps, an author with clinical depression and a massiveContinue reading “Quick Hits: April 4”