Kevin’s Favorite Science Fiction Shows: #12 — V

V IMDB link General idea:  Nazi lizard people run the government Interesting because:  Who has two thumbs and enjoys watching Nazi lizard people who run the government get killed?  This guy. Annoying because:  Preachy much?  They laid on the social issues fast and furious during the TV show. Best season(s):  The 1983 miniseries. Worst season(s):…

Time For More Obamacare Failure Notes

If you make $80,000 a year, you're eligible for Medicaid!  Except wait, no you aren't; that's just on the Obamacare website.  But hey, at least HHS is so beneficent that they will not penalize states for enrolling ineligible people for Medicaid just because HHS said they were eligible. I disagree with Ted Cruz; Nigerian e-mail…

It couldn’t happen to a nicer team

Grantland has a great story here. I can't rightly call this Schadenfreude because it's all joy, baby. The Yankees have dominated MLB for too long and deserve a little vacation. This cannot be anything other than good for baseball. With that said, I think the most amazing thing is how incredible Robinson Cano is. As…

Die Hard: The Greatest Christmas Movie of All Time

The original Die Hard turned 25 this year. (How is this not a bigger deal?!) We all know it's a great movie. Yet here's something to consider. It's one of the few movies I can think of that created two legitimate stars, both virtually out of thin air: Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman. Prior to…