Author Archives: Clint

About Clint

Clint Wolf is an opinionated nerd, who writes a comic (Zombie Ranch) about cowboys who wrangle zombies. We didn't claim he made sense. http://cwolf.zxq.net/

“Just like Mr. Futterman said…”

Yesterday, Justin wrote about Gremlins 2. I did not know he was going to, but it fit right in to a bizarre convergence of circumstance. The original movie had been on my Netflix queue for several weeks, or at least long enough that … Continue reading

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A Humungus Tribute

The above image comes from Cracked.com’s photoplasty contest concerning recruitment posters for movie villains, where it landed the #5 spot. I feel it should have won by a landslide. Not only is it a brilliant parody of the WWII era … Continue reading

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The Ladder and The Mouse

This past weekend was my mom’s birthday, and everyone went to Disneyland. I mean, really went to Disneyland. 3-day “park hopper” passes and a hotel stay for the whole family. Friday, Disneyland. Saturday, Disneyland. Sunday, Disneyland. Also California Adventure, but … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Go Watch the Endeavor

As I write this, it’s Friday afternoon. My office shut down for an hour today, just so everyone could go up to the roof and watch the last flight of the Space Shuttle program. That statement is actually somewhat inaccurate. … Continue reading

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More About Musicals

I’ve gone on record before as stating I enjoy a good musical more than any straight man probably should, even though I made my case last week for why the art form exists, and why–particularly where movie musicals are concerned–it … Continue reading

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“Anything too Stupid to be Said is Sung”

The above quote is often ascribed to the French satirist Voltaire, all the way back in the 18th Century. Whether or not he said it first, it was certainly in circulation by the time of George Bernard Shaw, who referenced … Continue reading

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The (Yakmalic) Importance of Being Earnest

ear·nest /ˈərnist/ – Resulting from or showing intense conviction The other day I sat down and, courtesy of Netflix Instant, forced my way through the movie Birdemic: Shock and Terror. It was just as unbelievably awful as the gentlemen of … Continue reading

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