“This is a work of fiction. Any similarity to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events, is purely coincidental.”
“an exiled Russian prince sued MGM in 1933 over the studio’s Rasputin biopic, claiming that the American production did not accurately depict Rasputin’s murder. And the prince ought to have known, having murdered him.”
The new Garbage album No Gods No Masters shows a mix of classic Garbage-y sounds, a bit of a punky feel in The Creeps and a goodly amount of righteous anger in The Men Who Rule The World and Waiting For God.
As well as the already released title single and Wolves and an electric ballad called Uncomfortably Me, the last song is called This City Will Kill You. It’s like they’re offering Vampire chronicle quotes on purpose now.
Bonus trivia: The cover photo was taken by Shirley Manson herself in Edinburgh’s Dean Cemetery.
“After stealing the Tesseract in “Avengers: Endgame,” Loki lands before the Time Variance Authority.”
The title comes from Loki’s introductory speech in Avengers, reminding us that were dealing with the Loki of that era, not the one who had three films worth of major character development since. even though tonally we’re closest to Thor: Ragnarok...
Aesthetic and the baseline reluctance for countercultures to invoke mainstream authorities. Gothic culture's affectations make for a default baseline Masquerade, and the darker emotionality allows Kindred to indulge the memory of what it means to be alive.
Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger (S1 trailer) premiered three years ago today, a serious YA drama based on the comics duo. played by Aubrey Joseph and Olivia Holt. It dropped their drugs-related origin but keeps drug use as a plot, and also tackles racism, homelessness, trafficking and police violence.
It was ;part of a Freeform channel substrand along with the pilot for the much lighter-hearted New Warriors, and which also got a crossover with Runaways on Hulu.
Like the Netflix shows it stays fairly grounded in terms of costumes and villains. Unlike the Netflix series that kept everybody in New York, the show moved the unhappily empowered teens to New Orleans, a good choice for a different and flavourful backdrop IMHO.
The two heroes’ powers reflect and complement each other, making for an unusual partnership. The series also runs with them being part of a pattern, a Chosen Two... with some trouble ahead.