Category: feb2005

On the Jazz #22: Firing Trek’s Fuckwads

If Trump can do it, so can you, Les. By Matt Springer February 04, 2005 Enterprise is dead. Long live…well, not really. This week’s news that the current “flagship” Star Trek series would be making its final weekly voyage in May registered as barely a blip on my mental radar. It was like hearing that the Pope died; haven’t we all seen this…

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The REAL Brandon Walsh

A revealing look beyond the sideburns By Rob Bloom February 09, 2005 Prelude I first heard the name Brandon Walsh in 1992. A story he had written for The West Beverly Blaze — a fascinating piece about steroid use on the track team — had come across my desk and I was immediately seduced by the high quality of writing, reporting, and…

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The Fangirl Advisor

Life’s geekiest questions answered! By The Fangirl Advisor February 09, 2005 Once upon a time, Entertainment Geekly played host to the illustrious Fanboy Advisor. The Advisor was quite refined in the ways of drink and love and, um, where to find “special” vending machines. He was wise. Then…well, we’re not sure exactly what happened, but apparently the Advisor inherited a bunch of money, went on…

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Be My TV Valentine

In the spirit of lovah’s day, here’s a wish list for the small screen’s most compelling couplings. By Sarah Kuhn February 11, 2005 It’s almost time for a certain Hallmark-approved holiday…you know, the one that always ends up involving stuffing your cakehole with as much chocolate as possible. In the spirit of small screen Valentines, here’s a wish list of…

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Reeling: The End of Cable TV

By Diana Estigarribia February 21, 2005 There comes a point when a film intellectual has to face facts: you’re spending too much time in front of the television when you should be out, taking in festivals, first-runs, and art house revivals. Thus, the day I thought would never come is here: I am giving up cable at the end of…

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20 Questions with Johnny Lawrence

Catching Up with Karate’s ‘Bad Boy’ By Rob Bloom February 22, 2005 For many, the mere mention of his name conjures up terror and bed-wetting. His reputation as a no-nonsense bully with a penchant for dirt bikes, smoking dope at school dances, and beating the pulp out of defenseless weaklings is the stuff of legend. Two consecutive victories at the…

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