Monday, August 31, 2015

a few links for perusing, mainly on the A&E side of things

These days we’re afflicted with not a scarcity but a glut of biographical information about musicians


I know that the firewood cutting scene in Age of Ultron leads to Civil War because I know what Civil War is about. I know because Feige got on a stage and told us. And even though the Avengers sequel didn’t actually show us any real strife in the superhero community, we’ve been told that it exists because the next movie is about a superhero Civil War. We also know that the ramifications of this event will be extremely temporary, because we’ve also been told that on May 4, 2018 Thanos finally shows up to wreck everyone in Avengers: Infinity War. He’s going to wreck everyone by combining all of the Infinity Stones into a gauntlet, even though we haven’t been show the extent of this plan in the movies. We were told that it would happen in 2008 when Marvel put the Infinity Gauntlet prop on the floor of Comic Con. (HT DZ)

Ever wonder if it was possible for a Broadway show to assimilate hip-hop and celebrate the life of Alexander Hamilton? Read on ...

http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/08/how-hamilton-recasts-thomas-jefferson-as-a-villain/401669/

Sticking with arts & entertainment, Wes Craven is dead
http://spinoff.comicbookresources.com/2015/08/30/horror-legend-wes-craven-dead-at-76/

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