Bill Dowis

Speculative Fiction Author - Fanboy

Month: September 2014

Going Full Walrus – A Tusk Movie Review

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The much anticipated new movie from filmmaking genius Kevin Smith gets its theatrical release today.

Tusk is a movie born from two friends making fun of a classified ad they found online. I talked about the birth of the story in a previous post.

That's right. Look for @billdowis in the credits on the DVD. Snoogans.

That’s right. Look for @billdowis in the credits on the DVD. Snoogans.

I was lucky enough to see Tusk the movie last night. There were a few Thursday night screenings around the country, and Smith and the guys involved with the movie encouraged people to tweet pictures of their ticket stubs. In return anyone who did that would get their Twitter handle in the credits of the DVD. I know to some of you that may sound lame, but I am a fanboy.

Anyway, here is my review.

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The City of Brotherly Love

Football season started this past weekend. That means that everyone in the Philadelphia area will be reminded how horrible Eagles fans are. In fact, one of the announcers during Sunday’s Eagle’s game mentioned how the fans booed the team when they were losing at half time and cheered them when they were winning in the fourth quarter.

I remember being at a Phillies game a half decade or so ago. They were losing. Pat Burrell was having a horrendous game. So, of course when he came up to bat the stadium filled with boo birds. A lady sitting a few rows ahead of me started yelling at the entire section. She said we shouldn’t be booing our team. We should be supporting them no matter what.

News Flash: We ARE supporting our team.

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