Having watched both The Expendables and Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, I can now say that I am surprised and delighted at the current state of the mindless Hollywood action movie. It feels like there was a period there where there was no need, no need at all, to go to Village Inn after the movie and argue over pie.

Now? There are reasons that one might wish to do so. Above and beyond pie.

So… what are you reading and/or watching?


Jaybird is Birdmojo on Xbox Live and Jaybirdmojo on Playstation's network. He's been playing consoles since the Atari 2600 and it was Zork that taught him how to touch-type. If you've got a song for Wednesday, a commercial for Saturday, a recommendation for Tuesday, an essay for Monday, or, heck, just a handful a questions, fire off an email to