‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ – I Miss Shows Like This

They call themselves 'The Midnight Society;' a small group of kids with nothing much in common except for the fact that they all like scary stories. Once a week they meet out in the woods around a campfire to take turns sharing a spooky tale to try to creep one another out. That's the premise … Continue reading ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ – I Miss Shows Like This

Low-Effort Blogging: Mst3k Shorts

For your amusement, a few shorts from Mystery Science Theater 3000: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmjegYYYlUE&ab_channel=BoBalderson A spendthrift teenager gets financial advice from the ghost of Benjamin Franklin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aEY9uRknRRc&ab_channel=Flaggboy42 A farm family spends the day at the fair (which is held on the fairgrounds, in case you were wondering) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNJdWWDkjOs&ab_channel=jjpistols Joe Doakes goes before the Eternal Judge to see … Continue reading Low-Effort Blogging: Mst3k Shorts

Low-Effort Blogging: BBC ‘Wild Side’

Outsourcing this week to funny talking animals, courtesy of the BBC series Walk on the Wild Side, which, as you can see, is just comedic voice-overs on some pretty impressive nature footage. This is one of the shorter compilation videos you can find of the series, but personally I think it's the best overall. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kg1gK2E7dAQContinue reading Low-Effort Blogging: BBC ‘Wild Side’

Comparing Animation, Or What Happened to CG?

Is it just me, or has small-screen animation been deteriorating lately? I happened to see this clip of the Star Wars: Rebels TV show and...my goodness, this animation is pretty darn bad. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJo169NVMTw The characters not only look like they're made of sculpted rubber, but their movements are very, very awkward. There's a kind of … Continue reading Comparing Animation, Or What Happened to CG?