When a show tells you they aren’t a sequel and then SURPRISE the show is totally a sequel is that a “twist” or is it a cheat? The Exorcist 2016 seems to be dying a slow death over on Fox, and I’m not sure the latest surprise is going to stem the bleeding. You can read […]

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Marion on October 17, 2016

As this will probably be the only way I will EVER get my name in the New Yorker, I am thrilled to announce that I have won this week’s New Yorker cartoon contest. I’d show you my winning entry, but I’m afraid they’d sue me, so you can go here and see it for yourself. […]

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Marion on October 17, 2016

This week on The Exorcist: Father Marcus learns a thing or two from some badass nuns who don’t need no stinking bishop’s approval, and begins to assemble his own Scooby Gang, as the show continues to develop it’s own mythology, which is less Catholic than the movie version, and more Buffy. You can read the […]

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Marion on October 16, 2016

The man who went through two debates sniffling, moving around the stage erratically, drinking a lot of water, spewing incoherent nonsense, and generally losing his shit, now claims his opponent — steady as a rock even when provoked, rationale, articulate, able to focus and respond to the actual questions being asked etc. — was the […]

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Marion on October 14, 2016

Self-pity is not a good marketing tool. Then again, nobody reads my blog anyway (You see what I did there) so….. In October of 2015 a novel called City of Fire came out. It got spectacular reviews and the young author was lauded as the next new thing even bigger than any of the Jonathans maybe. More […]

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