Daily Archives: August 7, 2015

Pop Culture Happy Hour No. 255: Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp and Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation (Too Many Colons)

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It was my honor to spend, for the second consecutive year, my birthday — well, the eve of my birthday — at NPR with Team PCHH. Here’re my notes and omissions on this thrilling episode.

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It’s Clobberin’ Time: Fantastic Four (2015), reviewed.

The Fantastic Four No. 1, 1961. Cover by Jack Kirby.Because it comes from a promising young filmmaker and features a strong cast, the third attempt to turn Marvel’s proto-super-team The Fantastic Four into a hit movie franchise turns out to be the most disappointing yet.  My NPR review is here.