‘The Disaster Artist’ is No Train Wreck!

I’m one of those people obsessed with the cult classic The Room. I can recite almost every line, have watched it over-and-over and am in awe of the enigma that is Tommy Wiseau.

As someone who wanted answers to my many questions, I was ecstatic to hear about Greg Sestero’s memoir The Disaster Artist.


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I first heard the announcement that Simon and Schuster was publishing Greg Sestero’s book a few years back on How Did This Get Made?, the popular Earwolf podcast hosted by Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael and Jason Mantzoukas. Sestero, who played Mark in The Room, was a guest and the subject that week was, of course, the movie. You could hear the excitement in Paul’s voice as he tossed Greg question after question; it was awesome!

Naturally, I wanted more and was bummed I had to wait two years to get it. But just like they do with that damn football in The Room, time passed…

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Point Breakthrough

It was recently announced that there would be a remake of the awesome/hilarious 1991 classic Point Break.

It’s probably a terrible idea: Point Break with no Swayze or Keanu? Come on! Is anyone ever going to shoot their gun in the air and go “Ahhhh!” quite like Keanu?

Though after seeing this fun video from the folks at Bleeding Cool, I totally want to see Point Break re-interpreted:

Bring on the weird philosophising of surfer criminals. Bring on the homoeroticism. Bring on the magic!