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  • Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything

    Patton Oswalt: I Love Everything

    Sometimes you just need comfort food

  • Die Another Day

    Die Another Day

    The Brosnan Bonds were on Netflix and I needed something comforting.

    Like a lot of queer millennials I have complicated feelings about mainstream media from this time period. I have hazy memories of the world (or at least my neighborhood) pre-9/11, and less hazy memories of the years immediately after. I remember our school holding a mock election in 2004, and being a school in California you can probably guess who won (it wasn't the guy who actually won that…

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  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    I promised twitter that I'd share my gay “Bohemian Rhapsody” (the song) story. Here goes nuttin'.

    October 3rd, 2008 - and what a year to turn 16. I had been living in Paradise, CA (of ‘Camp Fire’ infamy) for almost two years, and despite being a madjusted mess crying themselves to sleep on the nightly I somehow made a few friends. Birthday parties up to this point were family affairs, and being around my giant Catholic family was already exhausting.…

  • Iron Man 2

    Iron Man 2

    Initial viewing: May 2010 (one summer after Disney agrees to buy Marvel Studios) at Paradise Cinema 7, with Ashley (yeah, that one). It’s been out for a while, so the screening is fairly sparse; consensus is “not as good as the first, but still pretty good”. As we leave the theater, an employee removes the Valkyrie poster from the display case and offers it to us. Ashley ends up taking it. Present-day me is glad I don’t have a Bryan…