Happy Independence Day From The Grim Snark

It’s that special time of year again when America plays its favorite game, “Is that fireworks or gun shots?” Americans love to reduce the bold experiment in democracy that is their nation to a weekend long orgy of drunkenness and explosions. Here at Grim Snark studios, we’ve put together a… Read more »

The Best Part Of Terminator: Salvation

      No Comments on The Best Part Of Terminator: Salvation
Clown with terminator skull showing

Terminator: Salvation is known mostly for two things: Christian Bale’s on set rant, and not being very good. But there is one small moment of brilliance hidden in an establishing shot, which probably comes to us courtesy of some sly production designer. It happens when our sort-of main character –… Read more »

America The Beautiful – For Now

      No Comments on America The Beautiful – For Now
America The Beautiful

Let’s face it. As far as the environment is concerned, we’re boned. Between a climate change denying president, and a congress hell bent on destroying the EPA, it won’t be long before the ice caps have melted and Florida is under water. Then it’s no more trips to Mar-A-Lago. But… Read more »

3 Things We Never Need To See In Videos Ever Again

No cliches zone

Band Shot Against a White Background One of the oldest music video tropes, it still shows up from time to time. Sure, in 1980 no one knew what a music video should look like. But in 2009, it just shows you care as much about your video as you do… Read more »

Where In This Whole Galaxy Are You Going To Look For Spock’s Brain?

Where In This Whole Galaxy Are You Going To Look For Spock's Brain?

In 2004 there was a theatrical production of the second worst episode of the original Star Trek series mounted at the Improv in Irvine California. A victim of third season budget cuts, Spock’s Brain is widely reviled by Trek fans. The cast and writer all agree it’s one of the… Read more »

Stop saying you “crushed it” (or “killed it”)!

Stop saying you crushed it

One of the most annoying aspects of tech/start up culture is its misuse of language. If you think of a slightly different way of doing something, you are not “disrupting”. A market is not a “space”. But the most egregious example of this phenomenon is when people describe succeeding at… Read more »

Wrecking Balls To The Wall!

      No Comments on Wrecking Balls To The Wall!
Wrecking balls to the wall

I know I’m super late to the party with this one. I try to avoid stupid ass pop music. But when I heard Miley Cyrus had a song called “Wrecking Ball”, I instantly thought of the classic 80’s metal song by Accept, “Balls to the Wall”.

Super awesome PC has the best Q & A section on amazon.com

Alienware Area 51 PC

For some time, Apple has ruled the roost when it comes to product design of personal computers, while PC’s have been stuck with VHS player aesthetics. A while back though, Dell released the Alienware Area 51 gaming PC, which brings a bold new look to PC design. The specs are… Read more »

I Miss The Eighties Friday – Killtastic Edition

Kill and Kill again

For this week’s I Miss The Eighties Friday, I present the trailer for the amazing film “Kill and Kill Again”. It’s the one motion picture that will annihilate every concept you’ve ever had about the limits of human strength, conditioning, and endurance! (It says so in the trailer). A rag-tag… Read more »