Welcome back, The X-Files. Welcome back unexplained phenomena, welcome back Skinner with his awful poker face, welcome back Mulder jumping to conclusions. Welcome back, The X-Files. We’d really, really missed you. Episode Two couldn’t have been more different from the mythology-heavy episode one they tried. But, in this case, that’sRead More →

It was supposed to be easier. Going into this game, Arizona was the clear favorite. They were the more talented team, they were well-rested, and they were playing at home. They’d also trounced Green Bay in the regular season in such a convincing fashion that it took the Packers aRead More →

‘The thing about remembering….” I read once, “is that you don’t ever forget.” And that’s especially true for the people who touch us.  The ones who inspire us. Alan Rickman, was one of those. Not only because he was a brilliant actor, but also because he was a kind man, aRead More →

Next week. The X-Files premieres next week! Can you believe it? We can’t. It certainly feels like a dream. Or a fantasy. Because we’ve had fantasies like this one. Plenty of them. It’s been 13 years since the show went off-air, eight since we last had any new material fromRead More →

I’ve been thinking about this subject a lot this week, especially considering the Steelers advanced to the Divisional Round and that just means one more week of Ben Roethlisberger. Or, what is worse, one more week of the media trying to cover Ben Roethlisbeger in a way that doesn’t come offRead More →

When you lose one of your icons, it’s hard to find the words. It’s hard to contain the emotions. It’s just …hard. And that’s us from the outside. The people who knew and loved Alan Rickman the best are now just reacting to the news of his passing, and ifRead More →

The beloved Alan Rickman, the bad guy from Die Hard, the good guy from Sense and Sensibility and the Professor that we all loved to hate from Harry Potter has passed away. He was 69. His death was confirmed on Thursday by his family, who reported that he passed surroundedRead More →