In 2012, Daniel Tosh made a rape joke during a standup set in California. A woman in the audience stood up and had a problem with it, being a victim of sexual assault herself. Tosh saw a heckler, and reacted immediately. He said "Wouldn’t it be funny if that girl got raped by like, five […]
Fei Liu's robot boyfriend, Gabriel2052, may be small, but but he can nap with her, and always texts back. Read more...More about Robots, Mashable Video, Artificial Intelligence, Relationships, and Love
Was the Distracted Boyfriend meme actually born in 1922? No. But check this out. There's an image going around Reddit right now that looks remarkably like the famously disloyal man — and it's from the 96-year-old short film Pay Day, which stars Charlie Chaplin. SEE ALSO: Wholesome memes aren't just cute, they're subversive as h*ck […]
In the 14 years since The Incredibles came out, superhero movies have exploded. Circa 2004, we got maybe two a year; in 2018, Incredibles 2 is the third such film within the past two months. In that context, it's easy to imagine Incredibles 2 getting swallowed up by the wave, buried under the meta jokes […]
The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.
Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.