Articles by Neil Bulson
There have been a lot of cool actors over the years, but some actors transcend the typical actor cool and set new standards in our collective cultural understanding of cool.
Cool as a concept is a lot like pornography – it thrives underground, uptight people hate it and someone invariably mentions James Dean. And most importantly, you just know it when you see it.
With so many craptacular movies released every year, it’s kind of amazing that there are a handful of seemingly can’t miss awesome movies that never find life.
Drug use is associated with failure, wretched scum and villainy, and Lindsay Lohan, which are basically three descriptions of the same thing, but that’s mostly thanks to years of DARE classes and Ronald Reagan deciding to devote the GDP of Switzerland to scaring people straight.
Everybody loves predicting the future, and no medium is fonder of predicting the future than the movie industry. Unfortunately, they’re, uh, really, really bad at it.
Let’s face it, most couples are awful. Sure, it’s kind of fun to be in one – for a few weeks or months, at least – but everyone around you secretly wants to punch you in the face.
Christmas movies are by their nature cloying, obnoxious, brain-deadening tests of endurance which sap the will of anyone stuck watching them.
It’s that time of year when miserable people jam together in a cold, sterile room and pretend to like each other because of Jesus or Santa or Patrick Swayze or whoever you imagine breaks into your home and leaves shit under a tree.
The Bible has long been a source of inspiration to people all over the world. It is also incredibly screwed up, filled with tails of slavery, genocide, rape, incest and anything else you might find in an episode of Law & Order: SVU.
It’s that oh so special time of the year when you can’t leave your home without having your auditory senses bombarded by that most fiendish of sounds: Christmas music.
In the long, storied history of relationships, man has said all manner of stupid shit that has resulted in his lady locking herself in the bathroom all night long while he pounds on the door for an hour before drinking his troubles away.