Movie Review: ‘Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck’

Last night I finally got to see the much anticipated Kurt Cobain documentary Montage of Heck, which is in select theaters now and has debuted on HBO. This is a doc that I have been anxious to see for months now so I’m very glad I was finally able to check it out and see what all the hub-bub is about. I am happy to relay that I liked the documentary film very much … even if it is a very sad portrait of a very sad man. Kurt Cobain‘s entire life seemed pretty miserable. And even when he got everything he think he wanted, he got even more miserable. It seemed obvious to me, from watching this film, that Cobain was a man destined to do great things for a short while and then burn out entirely. More »

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Superheroes & ‘Star Wars’

Happy May the 4th, everybody! It seems like it was just yesterday that I was wishing all y’all a Happy Star Wars Day 2014 and here we are, another year has flown by. My Sunday was a pretty fun one. I wasn’t able to get down to Anaheim yesterday because I had early evening plans with Darion and Omar at The Forum in Inglewood, CA. We got tickets to see Marvel Universe Live! some time ago and yesterday was our day to see the show. Marvel Universe Live is kinda like a concert version of a comic book story … the action is acted out on a massive stage with stunts, pyrotechnics and many of our favorite Marvel Comics characters. Altho the show is probably geared towards kids, we three geeks had a great time nonetheless. More »

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A Long Overdue Disney Date

After a few weeks of circumstances keeping me from getting down to Anaheim, CA to play in Disneyland, I finally found the time yesterday to get my buns down to Orange County so that I could get my Disney fix. It had been almost a month since my last visit (which, to normal people, still sounds extreme but to Disney freaks in social clubs, it’s practically a lifetime) and because my plans tonight with Darion and Omar are hindering my usual Sunday visit today, I knew I had to get to the park yesterday. I met up with my friend Elena for a bite to eat first then we played in the park for a while last night. More »

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Hanging In Hell’s Kitchen

I had really adventurous plans for my Friday night … unfortunately, they didn’t pan out because I kinda decided to stay in instead. I’ve been feeling a bit run down this week, mainly because I’ve been eating terribly. For whatever reason (mostly laziness), I’ve been eating junk food all week long … which has resulted in my lack of energy in getting out of the house. I really did plan to go out with friends last night but, well, it kinda didn’t happen. I did stay home and catch up on TV, movies and comics. I’ve been on a bit of a Dardevil kick lately so I spent part of my night reading DD comics on my iPad. More »

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Movie Review: ‘The Avengers: Age Of Ultron’

After I spent the latter part of my afternoon catching up with a re-watching of The Avengers, I met up with Darion and Omar for a sushi dinner before we made our way to the Arclight in Hollywood for an early showing of The Avengers: Age of Ultron. The movie is really big — right from the start — so there is a lot to consider when reviewing the film. Overwhelmingly, I loved the movie … even if it had some problems. And any times there are problems in superhero movies, people tend to focus on the missteps far too much — IMHO. Even with the things that I would’ve liked to have seen done differently, I really enjoyed what Joss Whedon has done with the Avengers characters this time around. It’s clear the studio wanted a LOT of action in this sequel and what the studio wants, the studio gets … but thankfully, Joss was able to infuse his brand of genius into the story to give us a sequel film that is very worthy of it’s superior original film. More »

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I Made Jennifer Lopez LOL Last Night

My Wednesday night was super quiet. I spent the whole thing on the couch watching TV, playing games, reading comics … you know, the important stuff. I actually planned on getting out of the house but you know how it goes once the laziness sets in and you talk yourself out of getting up and out. I happened to catch a tweet posted by Jennifer Lopez last night which promoted the release of her last movie The Boy Next Door on DVD/Blu-Ray and I used the opportunity to make a little joke. She LOLed, I LOLed and my night was made. More »

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Dinner & Drinks

Last night I had a date with my dear friend Amelia that we have been planning for some time. We decided to step out on the town and check out a hot new club that is newly opened because we figured Tuesday night was the night to enjoy ourselves without having to deal with the hassles that usually come with new LA clubs. Unfortunately, the place was bumpin’ on a Tuesday and we were not interested in the least in waiting in a long line to get in. Instead, we grabbed a nice dinner in Silverlake and then closed out the night with drinks at The Normandie Club in Koreatown. It turned out to be the night that we were hoping for. More »

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We Are The ‘Champions’

I decided to keep my Monday plans loose so that I could come and go if I pleased and I ended up not doing anything at all. For the past few weeks, I’ve been really obsessed with a mobile fighting game app called Marvel Contest of Champions that I first learned about back in February. Since then, I’ve been playing and enjoying the game like a normal person … but after an update that added new characters to the game, my normal gameplay turned obsessive. With The Avengers: Age of Ultron opening in theaters soon, the game has been updated to include fun new content that is connected to the game … like the ability to use one’s Marvel characters to fight hand-to-hand with Ultron! More »

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The Dead Milkmen Rock WeHo

My plans to get out of the house and get down to Anaheim yesterday were put on hold due to an emergency involved a pair of very dear friends of mine. Without getting into specifics, I just felt that there was no way I could spend my day at Disneyland while I wondered how things would turn out. I did get out of the house last night, tho, because I had almost forgotten that I had tickets to see The Dead Milkmen in concert at the Troubadour in West Hollywood, CA. I bought the tix for the Milkmen back in December and thankfully Twitter reminded me that the show was last night. I was able to get ready and get out to WeHo in time to see my first Dead Milkmen show ever. More »

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Coffee & Chayze Froys

Yesterday was a very nice, very relaxing day for me. I spent the early part of my day having coffee with my friend Caleb and then I spent part of my night having dinner with my friend Eileen. Caleb and I got together for one of our chats and we ended up hanging out at the Bru Coffeebar in Los Feliz for over 4 hours. If there was a subject worth discussing, we discussed it :D After I ran an errand in Glendale, I met up with Eileen in Burbank for dinner at Outback Steakhouse — by her suggestion! I mean, I know I loved Eileen before yesterday but when she suggested we get cheese fries at Outback, I knew my love for her was strong, true and eternal. More »

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