Tuesday Open Thread

Best deployment photo ever.

Tuesday Open Thread 

Billboard in Oak Ridge, TN during WW2. Manhattan Project? Never heard of it. 

Albert Does Dusseldorf

Speaking of the coarsening of discourse on television…

One of the Little Fireflies mentioned there was a new series starting on the National Geographic channel, “Genius” and asked if I would DVR it so we could watch it. I did a little research. I’ve read a few biographies of Albert Einstein so I thought […]

From The Trailer Park - The Wall

Two American soldiers (Aaron Taylor-Johnson, John Cena) are pinned down by an Iraqi sniper. Directed by Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow), this looks like a cross between Phone Booth and The Hurt Locker.

More "Compassion" From the Soulless Left

This delightful ray of sunshine just found himself unemployed for the holidays after the above Facebook post, mocking the victims of the Tennessee fires for their politics, went viral. His employer soon fired him and disavowed any association with him, and he deleted all of his social media accounts after other users went after […]

The Walking Thread: Go Getters (S7, E5)

Most of “Go Getters” focuses on two members of Team Rick (Maggie and Sasha) who are recuperating at Hilltop following the Saviors’ attack on the group in the season opener, but the episode isn’t really about these two women so much as it is about the men they have lost. As the episode begins, […]

From The Trailer Park - Kong: Skull Island

A military expedition to Skull Island encounters many unexpected creatures, including a certain giant ape. Stars Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, John C. Reilly.

Getting a very “Apocalypse Now meets monsters” vibe off of this trailer, which could be awesome, or it could be a complete hot mess. Either way, […]

From The Trailer Park - Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (Live Action Trailer)

While the CoD games may be of varying quality, their live-action trailers (in which ordinary gamers and celebrities get to insert themselves into the game) are always a blast, and this one is no exception. The opening scene is also a great parody of the insanity of 2016 in general.

Fun fact: this […]

From The Trailer Park - 24: Legacy

A reboot of 24 featuring an all-new cast of characters. Former Army Ranger Eric Carter (Corey Hawkins, Straight Outta Compton) finds himself hunted by the terrorist group that he fought against in the Middle East, and must team up with CTU to stop a terrorist attack on U.S. soil. Also stars Miranda Otto (Lord […]

From The Trailer Park - Free Fire (Red-Band Trailer)

Set in a Boston warehouse in the 1970s, a meeting between the IRA and an arms dealer turns into a massive shootout. Stars Armie Hammer, Sharlto Copley, Cillian Murphy, Brie Larson, and Patrick Bergin. Directed by Ben Wheatley (High-Rise).