Joker (2019)

Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix team for an unconventional comic book movie about a man and a city’s descent into madness. There has been some discussion that this isn’t a comic-book movie, but it undeniably is. It is an origin story. Arthur Fleck is a devoted son. He lives with his mother, but he is …

Quick Macaroni & Cheese (Air Fryer)

Ingredients 112 grams elbow macaroni 2 liters water (2 quarts)225 grams Cracker Barrel chunk cheese (8 ounces)15 grams butter (1 tablespoon) 9 grams flour (1 tablespoon) 250ml milk (1 cup) Instructions Pre-heat air fryer to 400°F (205°C).Spray a baking dish with cooking spray; set aside.Prepare elbow macaroni according to package directions, approx. 7 minutes.Drain macaroni. …

#MCURewind and How “I” Got to Avengers: Endgame

A shoutout here to Joshua M. Patton, whose writing and social media presence I discovered when serendipity intervened; I used a similar hashtag on Twitter, #MCURewind. I hadn’t intended to use that hashtag when, independent of the rest of the universe, I decided to “countdown” the days to the premiere of Avengers: Endgame. (Apparently. Joshua …

A Controversial Condiment

On 11 April 2018, the H.J. Heinz Company, known for its 57 sauces, proposed another one in a public message on Twitter. https://twitter.com/HeinzKetchup_US/status/984133260216332302 I'll save you from doing the math. 511,880 respondents answered YES, which led to this. https://twitter.com/HeinzKetchup_US/status/985873019099791361 Update: 25 September 2018 Apparently, it's happening. Although I haven't seen it in stores, I have …