Archive for July, 2011

Sometimes, I Think Our Culture Has Run Out of Ideas…

By Jim McCarthy 4 comments

And when I see that the game Battleship is being made into a movie, it does absolutely nothing to make me feel better. This is a game, remember, with about as much complexity, personality or story as the keypad to your home alarm system.  I thought making a movie based on Pirates of the Caribbean […]

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    NBA and NFL Locked Out

    By Jim McCarthy 0 comments

    It’s not a surprise, but now it’s official: the NBA has locked out its players.  And to quote the article I just linked, it’s bad news: “The NBA… is about to show the NFL how to conduct a truly contentious labor war and stage a lockout likely to do real damage in terms of dollars, […]

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