Monthly Archives: July 2011

culture wedge podcast: if it bleeds, we can kill it – episode 4

Because the listeners demanded it, a super-sized edition of If It Bleeds, We Can Kill It.  This time, Byrd and Trev discuss Clint  Eastwood’s connection to the new Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie, wonder why the Thing prequel exists, argue over … Continue reading

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just have fun at harry potter

  I’m not about to make the grandiose sweeping statement that every single Harry Potter film has been great. No doubt some are better than others, but what I definitely WILL be doing is objecting, pretty strenuously, to the idea … Continue reading

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road trip!

I’m writing this post as I sit in the San Jose airport with 50 minutes to go until I board the first of two flights that will land me back in Detroit, which is where most of the culture wedge … Continue reading

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baseball’s second half

Well, the first half is officially over, and the second half of baseball is underway with the completion of the all star game. The National League came out victorious against the American League thanks in help to Prince Fielder’s 3 … Continue reading

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this play will change your life

Mormon’s are cool, right? There is this musical going on right now in New York City at the Eugene O’Neill Theater that is the toughest ticket to get. It’s sold out for months, and it won’t tour until December of … Continue reading

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usa! usa! usa!

Let me start out this post by saying this…I may be the biggest soccer fan who’s actually never played a second of soccer in my life.  When I was younger I played football during what would be soccer season and … Continue reading

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culture wedge podcast: if it bleeds, we can kill it – episode 3

In this edition of If It Bleeds, We Can Kill It, Byrd and Trev review Hobo With A Shotgun, the pitfalls of the faux grindhouse movie trend, discuss the Alien franchise, and speculate on Ridley Scott’s upcoming Alien prequel Prometheus.  … Continue reading

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top 10 game franchises we want to see reborn

Video Games are notorious for shelling out as many sequels as possible for good games, almost to a fault. Many game franchises have gone on for far too long… *ahem Tomb Raider*. We here at Culture Wedge feel that some … Continue reading

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can someone explain this ray bradbury prunes commercial?

This is one of the weirdest and most confusing things I’ve stumbled upon in a long time.  The author of Fahrenheit 451, the Martian Chronicles, Something Wicked This Way Comes, etc. is in a commercial for prunes.  Apparently it is … Continue reading

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twihards defy words

Last week I posted a breakdown of the trailer for Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1.  While I tried to be funny and sarcastic (whether I achieved either or both is a matter of opinion), I have to say there is … Continue reading

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