“The cape is a start, but we need turtlenecks. On cold awards-show nights, I call on actors of the female persuasion to go with more capes and pockets–but really more jackets and turtlenecks.” Me, slightly paraphrasing me on the latest Joal Ryan Thing podcast.
As an added bonus, I commemorate Tuesday’s 50th anniversary of the premiere of the 1966-1968 Adam West–Burt Ward TV series, Batman, with a discussion with comic-book writer Jim Beard, editor of the anthology, Gotham City 14 Miles: 14 Essays on Why the 1960s Batman TV Series Matters.
My holiday present to you: a listicle! Specifically, 12 random and arbitrary pop-culture things I’m looking forward to in 2016. Somehow, Rizzoli & Isles is discussed, as is my totally exclusive finding that Robert Redford will be way older in the new Pete’s Dragon than Mickey Rooney was in the old Pete’s Dragon.
And, yes, I know we don’t yet know when The Man in the High Castle will be back with new, season-two episodes, but I can hope it’ll be in 2016.