Author Archives: mheimiller

Comic Recap: Kill or Be Killed #19

No Spoilers Below We are one issue away from the Kill or Be Killed finale. It has been a ride. In many ways this issue is a culmination of all that has narratively come before. This series has dealt with … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Comics Recap: Legion #2-5

Legion is… an experiment. I’m guessing the popular FX show had something to do with bringing back this character with truly the worst Slim Jim mascot hair of all time. If you want to catch whatever good there is to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Comic Recap: Batman #48

Is Batman #48 Tom King’s darkest comic? Coming off the DC Nation Issue #0, the Joker’s nihilistically perverse will-he-or-won’t-he killing of a poor random man in his home. Coming off the painfully deconstructionist, worst case scenario Booster Gold The Gift … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Prompt From The NYT

The New York Times is hiring young writers. I applied. The email I sent is below. From what I can remember (I probably should have reread it) I come off as the oldest old man that a 24 year old … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

What I believed at 18: An old paper

This is a terribly written paper. There are mistakes up and down. A couple sentences you can’t even understand. It might be instructive though for anyone curious what an evangelical high school education actually does when it shapes a dumb dumb … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

2017 Year in Review: New Movies

You can find a probably better version of each of these crapped out movie reviews at my Letterboxd which I try to keep up to date. A real review will get its own published post or I’ll pitch it somewhere … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

2017 Year in Review: TV

TV Season Regrets (what I could have done without): Sherlock season 4 (Amazon Instant) Sneaky Pete season 1 (Amazon Prime) Game of Thrones season 7 (HBO Now) Riverdale season 1 (Netflix) The Defenders season 1 (Netflix) Nathan For You season … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

2017 Year in Review: Rewatched Movies

Rewatched Movies: John Wick (Amazon Instant) Moon (Blu) Ocean’s 12 (Netflix) Spider-Man (2002, Blu) Big Trouble in Little China (Netflix) The Guest (Amazon Instant) Miami Connection (Blu) Superman Returns (Netflix) Shaun of the Dead (DVD) Short Term 12 (Amazon Instant) … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Stranger Things season 2, Episode 3 “The Pollywog”

DUSTY NO! THAT THING WILL EAT YOU IN YOUR SLEEP! IT’S A LEECH WITH TEETH! That’s exactly what I was thinking before the terrific intro music played for episode three. I was eating finger food too ://////// It didn’t go … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Stranger Things Season 2, Episode 2 “Trick or Treat, Freak”

– Ghostbusters! The school not dressing up totally got me. – Half the appeal of Stranger Things is the Dadcore. Sean Astin’s corny but lovable  (awwww to the episode 1 backroom kissing) new character fills out the cast of Dads … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment