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Opinions on pop culture: Movies, TV, books, comics, animation, anime, audio, podcasts, performance and more in daily bits and pieces

The Daily Review Brad Munson

    • TV & Film

Opinions on pop culture: Movies, TV, books, comics, animation, anime, audio, podcasts, performance and more in daily bits and pieces

    "Skyline" and all its sequels -- past, present, and future

    "Skyline" and all its sequels -- past, present, and future

    Time to take a look at Skyline and its sequels!
    You can catch Skyline from 2010 all over the place: on Hulu, Tubi, Amazon, Apple.
    Its first sequel, Beyond Skyline, is on Netflix, Apple or Amazon
    And it’s second sequel, Skylines, is also on Netflix, Apple or Amazon.
    Do you recognize Eric Balfour? Check out Haven, here
    You’ll know Donald Faison for Scrubs, here, as well as those endless Tmobile commercials.

    • 7 min
    "Project Hail Mary", Andy Weir, and Ray Porter

    "Project Hail Mary", Andy Weir, and Ray Porter

    Project Hail Mary isn’t a perfect book, but boy, that audiobook! All hail Ray Porter.
    You can pick up Project Hail Mary here.
    … or Andy Weir’s other bestseller, The Martian. Get the book here; get the movie here.

    And I’m all over the place:
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    A bi-weekly newsletter with The Best of and original, exclusive content will be coming up starting in mid-January. You can subscriber here: https://thedailyreview.substack.com/subscribe
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    All my books ‘n stuff on Amazon: https://amzn.to/41GbXze
    … and finally, our twisted sister of a site, Zombie World: zombieworld.net
    We’re here every day, Monday through Friday! Like, subscribe, review, recommend – you know, the usual stuff!

    • 5 min
    "Miracleman"

    "Miracleman"

    Miracleman – the first true revisionist comic series that, in one form or another, is as old as I am.
    You can read the ‘modern’ version of Marvelman/Miracleman in the various compilations of the comics from the 80’s til today. Start here.
    You can get a glinpse of the bizarre publishing history of the character through all of its 70 years in the wikipedia article acout it here
    Golden Apple Comics have been a landmark in comics retailing for generatios now, and it remains virtualy untouched since the days I browded there some forty years ago. Learn more about it and plan a visit here.
    If you haven’t discovered the truly remarkable work of Alan Moore, expecially his 80s and 90s stuff, check them out here
    … and Neil Gaiman and his own strange and wondrous brand of fantast deserves your attention, too. Check out his stuff here.
    And I’m all over the place:
    The website: thebradmunson.com
    on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebradmunson/
    on Threads: https://www.threads.net/@thebradmunson
    A bi-weekly newsletter with The Best of and original, exclusive content will be coming up starting in mid-January. You can subscriber here: https://thedailyreview.substack.com/subscribe
    … and if you feel like you HAVE to give me some money, there’s a Patreon account, where I’ll be building an ‘inner circle’ to talk to about writing, new projects, beta reading, and the like. Feel free to join for free at: https://patreon.com/bradmunson
    All my books ‘n stuff on Amazon: https://amzn.to/41GbXze
    … and finally, our twisted sister of a site, Zombie World: zombieworld.net
    We’re here ev

    • 9 min
    Podcast Friday: "Science vs." with Wendy Zukerman

    Podcast Friday: "Science vs." with Wendy Zukerman

    Like Science? Like debunkers and explainers? Like crazy Australians who know their stuff and aren’t afraid to laugh? Then you’ll love Wendy Zukerman and Science vs.
    Search for it on your favorite podcatcher or click here for more info.
    Oh, and while you’re at it: here are a couple of other podcasts of the same sort you’ll problem enjoy as well. Check out my paltry thoughts on Oh No Ross & Carrie here and You Were Wrong About here.

    Me? I’m all over the place:
    The website: thebradmunson.com
    on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebradmunson/
    on Threads: https://www.threads.net/@thebradmunson
    A bi-weekly newsletter with The Best of and original, exclusive content will be coming up in February. You can subscribe here: https://thedailyreview.substack.com/subscribe
    … and if you feel like you HAVE to give me some money, there’s a Patreon account,

    • 5 min
    :Susie Searches" -- Not What You Think

    :Susie Searches" -- Not What You Think

    Here you go: Susie Searches, an unexpected “Nancy Drew for 2024” that isn’t that at all. At all..
    You can catch Susie Searches on Hulu right here or on Amazon Prime right here.
    If you never got a chance to see the strangely charming multiple seasons of Angela Lansbury in Murder, She Wrote, look here.
    And you can do more of the same with the beloved Dick Van Dyke in Diagnosis: Murder here.
    Finally, you can see Kiersey Clemons in all sorts of interesting things; check her bio out here.
    … and catch her in Monarch: Legacy of Monsters on AppleTV+. The series (so far) can be seen here; I review Monarch right here.

    Me? I’m all over th

    • 7 min
    A Sad Visit to a Big Bookstore

    A Sad Visit to a Big Bookstore

    Here’s a long, sad visit to the last of the “big box” bookstores … and why we’re not going back again.
    Meanwhile, please patronize your local independent bookstores. You can find the best near you by using bookshop.org’s locator, right here.
    Me? I’m all over the place:
    The website: thebradmunson.com
    on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thebradmunson/
    on Threads: https://www.threads.net/@thebradmunson
    A bi-weekly newsletter with The Best of and original, exclusive content will be coming up in February. You can subscribe here: https://thedailyreview.substack.com/subscribe
    … and if you feel like you HAVE to give me some money, there’s a Patreon account, where I’ll be building an ‘inner circle’ to talk to about writing, new projects, beta reading, and the like. Feel free to join for free at: https://patreon.com/bradmunson
    All my books ‘n stuff on Amazon:

    • 11 min

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