Too Good to be True – “She-Hulk” Episode Seven

After last week’s episode of She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, I was expecting a rebound episode. The latest episode of the first season, titled “The Retreat”, was exactly what the show needed. Reintroducing Emil Blonsky in his new, more subdued persona was a treat. But for every fun moment that occurred during the episode, the ending … Continue reading Too Good to be True – “She-Hulk” Episode Seven

Still Foolin’ Em: Billy Crystal at his Best

Book Cover for Still Foolin' 'Em Comedy is often built on tragedy. Memoirs are a form of literature that often mines a person’s tragedy to create universal feelings in the reader. Billy Crystal’s Still Foolin’ Em: Where I’ve Been, Where I’m Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys is a brilliant memoir from a … Continue reading Still Foolin’ Em: Billy Crystal at his Best

C is for Carlin – An ABC’s Essay

George Carlin. Source In my previous essay for this series, I wrote about humor, particularly bad taste. One of the comics that I’ve enjoyed for most of my life is the late George Carlin. A wordsmith of incomparable wit, Carlin holds a place of esteem even among his own profession’s best representatives. Widely considered influential … Continue reading C is for Carlin – An ABC’s Essay