A man with barely usable arms or legs writes and draws comics from a stick in his mouth. Meet Larime Taylor, a bearded, middle-aged California-based comic book artist stuck in a wheelchair and living in near poverty.
The email boxes of Colorado lawmakers haven't been pretty lately, unless you appreciate personal threats and F-bombs. But you know things have gone seriously wrong when you also get what appears to be a veiled threat from the general manager of a newspaper.
Aside from being a regular fixture on Kevin Smith's Smodcast network, Jason Mewes has been keeping busy as an actor, taking the persona that started as a philosophical dope peddler in Clerks and growing and maturing it in myriad ways.
What began as an innocent attempt by Kevin to enjoy the outdoors with his mini dachshund and get some exercise ended up turning into a crazy encounter with a fan who just happened to be camping in his car with "the longest telephoto lens in the world."
You'd think after a band supporter offered to let them crash at his place after a show in the Ohio suburbs, only to have that same supporter pull guns out on them after they got to his house, the guys in Honah Lee would be a bit shaken by the memory, but no.
As we prepare to send my son off to school, it hit me suddenly that he just hasn't seen enough culturally significant movies to chat about with his future college classmates. So as a public service for other parents who, like me, have been negligent, here's a brief filmography.
The key here is the mix of tones Spurlock achieves: a blend of boyish gee-whiz fascination and a winking sense of the absurdity of grown-ups devoting their lives to this sort of fantasy and role-playing.