A Media Comment: Hollywood’s New Obsession with Bizarre Sex

UPDATE (February 13, 2015): Forget about how bizarre Gone Girl was because this week, the film adaptation of E.L. James’ wildly popular book, Fifty Shades of Grey, opens nationwide. A lukewarm reception from American critics says expectations are met – and that the adaptation is a flatly acted soft-core porn that almost can’t survive against the…

Fall TV Preview! What’s on my radar?

Let’s face it – we all have goals.  I have two in particular – 1) to get fit, 2) to finish some projects (a.k.a. books). That said, it’s hard to deny my urges to watch compelling television or movies.  After all, I am a “master” of communication – and was a student of media.  It’s my job…

Long Live Spartacus!

Tonight is the series finale of the Starz’s Spartacus, and as Batiatus (John Hannah) once said, “The Gods have seen fit to spread cheeks and ram cock in ass.” In the wake of Sparatucs’ impending conclusion here’s a list of my favorite moments and characters: Favorite Battle Scene: Spartacus vs. Crixus – Season 1:  Blood…