…Rise Above

Director Zack Snyder’s “Man of Steel” has a lot riding on its very broad muscular shoulders. Besides being the relaunch of the much-loved Superman franchise, it is also the first film in a new combined DC Comics film universe (Green Lantern, you’re not invited). Those are some big expectations, but “Man of Steel” carries them…

…get together (yeah, yeah, yeah)

Welcome to what has become a weekly update on the oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico.  It wasn’t my original plan, but those BP people were kind enough to drag this thing out. Still in the midst of what seems to be an endless parade of top kills, top hats, mud, golf balls, hair,…