The Live-Action Cowboy Bebop is not Cowboy Bebop

I never had high expectations for a live-action Cowboy Bebop show. The scenery alone—constantly changing, always unique and highly stylized—would make a live-action companion cost a fortune. Despite this, I held out some hope that the show would manage to be at least...

In My Dream I’m Drowning

This piece was written for professor Burnside’s Elements of Style class at the University of Dayton. Like everything else from that class, I’m putting it here in the oddball category rather than the academic category. If I remember correctly, the prompt...

Dear Elon Musk

Dear Elon Musk, As a fan of Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles, words cannot express the excitement I felt upon reading that you intend to use your space exploration company, SpaceX, to colonize Mars. The vastness and beauty of space will always inspire...

Movie Review: Joker

I finally got around to watching Todd Phillips’ Joker after taking a long hiatus from superhero films because of the disastrous The Dark Knight Rises. Obviously that means I have missed the bulk of superhero films produced during the era of one big budget superhero...