James Gunn Versus James Toback

Hip, up-and-coming filmmaker James Gunn opened both guns (get it!?) today on writer-director James Toback, a critical darling who has a meticulously-groomed beard. I mean, look at Toback’s beard. It’s a thing of beauty. Gunn had a status update on his Facebook page today (Jan. 29, 2012) reading: I personally know 8 women in NYC […]


I was going to call this post “My Dead Blog.” I don’t blog anymore, as my tens of readers in the last six months have noticed. I blame Facebook and Twitter. ┬áIt’s so much easier to throw random statements out there. There’s no thought required. No need for structure, context, supporting arguments, let alone spelling. […]

I’m Kidding, RobG

UPDATE: I explained myself to RobG, we’re cool. Uh oh. My bottom-feeding big mouth has apparently pissed off noted horror journalist RobG of Icons of Fright. I blame Twitter. A few months ago, Rob, through his Twitter account @IconsRobG, posted about how he kept getting recognized at a horror con. I thought it was cute. […]

The President Reagan Swingers Connection

Jon Favreau (“Swingers,” the late, great “Dinner for Five” on IFC) hosted a “geek tour” of his home last night on Twitter. In addition to posting a pic of the “Iron Man” costume (he directed the film), Favreau posted an autographed photo of President Ronald Reagan. The inscription, written in shaky, elderly hand writing — […]