Most high school dropouts don't end up with successful careers in Hollywood. I was lucky. Compared with high school graduates, dropouts are more likely to be unemployed, in poor health, living in poverty or on public assistance.
Why not look on the bright side? If the new Batman has one thing going for him, it's Ben Affleck's Boston roots. Think about it. What could possibly be more powerful than a superhero weaned on Legal Seafood clam chowder and Dunkin' Donuts dark roast?
I finally get what everyone else has known for the past five years, that Breaking Bad is f***ing awesome. In the first episode, when Walter says, "I am awake" in zen speak, it doesn't come with the implication that peace has been realized.