• A Dark Tale of Contemporary Cinema
    Originally, this column was going to be a fun, snarky piece about big-budget Hollywood boondoggles, like Heaven's Gate, Ishtar, Waterworld and, now, John Carter.
  • The 'Toon That Roared
    How a kids' network spoke up against bullying
  • The Wisdom Of Gomer Pyle
    Perhaps it was a late-night re-run of "Gomer Pyle" playing in the background that got me thinking about the wisdom of "shazam." And just maybe Gomer was onto something with all his shazaming.