Jackson and Shaw codirected 1996’s Toad Warrior, which taps one of their other obsessions: amphibian ninjas. We’re in an alternate universe set during the Third Toad Resistance, in which Joe Estevez is the president, who lives in a tent with dirt-covered babes. Shaw fights ninjas in a car park. Old Ed Wood player Conrad Brooks wears a beekeeper’s getup and sleeps while a purple alligator talks to him.
Showgirls, Teen Wolves, and Astro Zombies: A Film Critic’s Year-Long Quest to Find the Worst Movie Ever Made (Michael Adams)
If you haven’t heard of Ben Shapiro, then your YouTube recommendations bar is glitched out.
- Hbomberguy (YouTube - “Climate Denial: A Measured Response”)
There really is no more damning criticism of a piece of art than
saying it is [merely] “a lot of agreeable sensations to the audience.”
- JustWrite (YouTube) - the part in quotes is from Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World
“You have to look within yourself to save yourself from
your other self. Only then will your true self reveal itself.”
- Zuko imagining what his uncle would say about his situation
(from Avatar: The Last Airbender, which I have not yet seen)
The way you use words with no meaning makes me
think that you ought to be a professional economist.
- Mark Bigney (So Very Wrong About Games podcast)
“You know, you know, every town has something like this happen.
I remember over in Russellville, old Charlie Bodes, about fifteen years ago.
One night he, he finished dinner, and he, he excused himself from the table
and he went out to the garage and he got himself a hacksaw. And then he went
back into the house and he kissed his wife and his two children goodbye, and then
he proceeded…” (Another character interrupts him and the story is never finished.)