Nerds on Film co-founder Dave McGuire returns for a heated discussion about Batman v. Superman. Two of us loved it, three of us were not impressed, and all of us get pretty loud. Enjoy!
Some of you avid listeners may know that I myself am a DIYer and craftaholic. My dad dragged me against my will to OSH and Home Depot on the weekends when I was a kid when I would rather stay home and read. He then made it up to me by teaching me how to use power tools, to build things, and to look at the artistic potential of a piece of junk. It unlocked a personal creativity that I’m proud to say that I share with my dad, and his dad, and his dad.
You’ve done it again. You’ve created waves of hatred and distrust in the social media sphere all by accepting a job. Within moments of your news, anti-Affleck Facebook pages cropped up, Twitter exploded with hashtags and cruel words; memes were immediately created depicting you and Damon as the dynamic duo (the internet can be so cruel). Likely you’ve seen none of these, or if you have you just said, “Fuck you, I’m Batman” (I’m genuinely hoping for the latter).
Let me start out by saying that I have never been a fan of Superman. I always thought the Christopher Reeve Superman films were hokey and childish, with no real sense of wonder nor intrigue into the psyche of what it means to be Kal-El/Superman. I’m in the minority when I say that I really enjoyed Superman Returns & have watched it several times since it came out. It was the closest to a “modern take” of Superman that we had, aside from the superior comics that had better stories to tell. Then the superhero movie genre changed, with Marvel’s
Last week, I shared with you Steps 1 and 2 for how to complete a college degree in preparation for your imminent career as a superhero. One that may even make Phoenix Jones go “Damn!”
Shall we continue? A-thank you!
STEP 3: Plot Out Your Courses
All the following courses are based out of (read: blatantly and shamelessly borrowed from) a 2010 Course Catalog within the California State University system (San José State University, to be exact). They have been balanced to cover all General Education requirements, and exceed the standard 120 unit requirement that most 4-year colleges have for conferring Bachelor’s degrees.