The Purge

When dressing to kill, wear impractical clothing and masks so you can't see.

It’s 2022, and the Tea Party has completely taken over. I usually try not to be political, but it’s difficult to avoid it here. Supposedly, the fact that once a year, for just twelve hours, absolutely nothing is illegal has solved all the the problems of the United States, and it’s all thanks to the New Founding Fathers. The official story is that the Purge, as it’s called, makes the world better because it gets out all the violent impulses we have.
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Leonidas and his six-pack. Gorgo laments her unfortunate name (and wardrobe.)

Q: What do you call one hundred Persians at the bottom of the ocean?
A: A good start.

I like Frank Miller — he’s been at the forefront of getting comics and graphic novels recognized as serious work, and I’m glad of that — so I was looking forward to this film. And now, though I may be a lone voice crying in the wilderness, I have to say that I didn’t really like it. Sigh.

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