In my opinion, and I want to stress this is only my opinion, I don't it is fair at all to put Daniel Handler and Lovecraft in the same boat. In fact, there is absolutely no evidence that Handler is a racist at all but simply recounted a joke that should have stayed between himself and his African-American friend. » 11/20/14 11:35pm Thursday 11:35pm

This is what is so sickening when people abuse their power like that. They know they have all the leverage. They know they have all the advantage. It makes them the worst kind of predators. They can easily intimidate or pay their way out of it, all the while irrevocably damaging their victims for a lifetime, none of… » 11/20/14 9:48pm Thursday 9:48pm

Patton Oswalt's idea, and I found it to be quite brilliant, was that Gotham should have been Penguin's story and his rise to power should have worked as "shadow history of Gotham" where the entire thing was seen through the eyes of the criminal element who brought the city to its knees. While they do this to a great… » 11/19/14 10:47pm Wednesday 10:47pm

Son of a Preacherman was just another song in the 70's dustbin until it appeared in Pulp Fiction. Blue Velvet was just another sappy 50's love ballad until David Lynch infused it with erotic malice. » 11/19/14 8:18pm Wednesday 8:18pm