Daily Archives: February 11, 2012
If there is any question I dislike being asked (other than “What kind of music do you listen to?”), it’s “What’s your favourite movie?”. Like any self respecting film fanatic, I find it impossible to pick just one. Years ago I was in the middle of a job interview for a job I really, really wanted, and my interviewer was none other than Canadian radio legend, Alan Cross. At one point during the interview Alan asked the dreaded question: “Just for kicks, what is one of your all-time favourite movies?”. Already nervous, I went into panic mode. A sweat broke out on my forehead and my palms became clammy as my mind reeled, racing through scenes from every movie I’d ever seen in my entire life. How was I supposed to answer this?! Did I try to impress and list off some foreign language art house doc? Maybe I was supposed to say some kind of music related movie – after all, this WAS a job at a radio station.
I did neither. Instead, I blurted out the truth: Pee-wee’s Big Adventure. Read the rest of this entry
When you talk about the trinity at DC Comics, you’re talking about the Big Three – Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman. But you know that old saying that states behind every good man (or woman) is a good woman (or man)? Yeah, that’s why I’m talking about DC’s ‘other’ trinity today – Lois Lane, Catwoman, and Steve Trevor.