Cephus' Corner

A Place to Share my Geeky Side With the World. Comics, movies, TV, collecting, you name it, I indulge in it.

TV Thursday: Stranger Things Season 2 (2017)

November 16th, 2017

I loved the first season of Stranger Things, it was one of the best shows I had seen in a very long time.  But I had a really, really bad feeling about season 2, mostly because most shows that have an outstanding first season fall apart entirely in the second, because as I’ve said before, most shows blow their load on the first season and have no clue what to do if they’re lucky enough to get renewed.

So I was very wary going into the second season because I figured I was going to be very disappointed.

And wow was I wrong about that!

So let’s get into the second season of Stranger Things and why this continues to be an amazing television series!

TV Thursday: The Last Ship Season 4 (2017)

November 9th, 2017

The Last Ship is yet another series that started off strong but they clearly didn’t know what to do with a second  season when they got it, or a third, or a fourth. I think they did a passable job in the second year, but it’s been drifting downward ever since. It just gets more and more unrealistic as time goes on, until there’s no way to suspend disbelief. It just gets  ridiculous after a while.

So let’s see what went wrong in season 4, because this thing is going down for the last time as far as I’m concerned.

Comic-con Program Guide Covers

November 5th, 2017

My wife and I were going through the garage one weekend, trying to get things cleaned up and organized, when we pulled out a big pile of boxes marked “con-stuff”, things that we had collected over the years from various and sundry conventions.

Well, after sorting through all of it, I decided to scan a bunch of the program guide covers from San Diego Comic-con that we’ve been to.  Keep in mind, I started going in the mid 70s and went straight through until 2009 when we gave up because it stopped being fun. I know I didn’t keep a lot of the early guides and some have been lost over the years, but here’s a selection from the mid 80s until 2009 at least.  Enjoy.

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